PACHYGYRIA

noun. a brain malformation wherein the convolutions of the cerebral cortex are irregularly thick. It is generally joined by a lessening of the fissures between the gyri. Commonly referred to as macrogyria.

PACHYGYRIA: "It appears as though pachygyria is the cause of Brent's seizures- epilepsy has not been ruled out yet either."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PACHYGYRIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pachygyria/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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