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06:29 Aug 19, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Science
German term or phrase: stirnwindung
paleontology
deboraha
Local time: 08:17
English translation:frontal gyrus
Explanation:
Again assuming this refers to the brain:
frontal gyrus or frontal convolution, modified by inferior or superior

The inferior frontal gyrus is located in the inferior frontal lobe of the cerebral cortex. ...
biology.about.com/science/biology/library/organs/brain/blinfrontgyrus.htm

superior frontal gyrus. Abbreviation: SFG. Gyrus frontalis superior: ...
rprcsgi.rprc.washington.edu/neuronames/glossary/superior_frontal_gyrus.html

Usage:
"frontal gyrus" 1,500+ hits
"frontal convolution" 150+ hits

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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 23:17
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Summary of answers provided
nafrontal gyrusUlrike Lieder
nalower front turn
Alexander Schleber
nasinuous fold on inside of skullRobin Salmon
naforehead convolution
Mats Wiman
naconvolutions as a result of propulsion
Dr Janine Manuel BSc BHB MBChB


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29 mins
convolutions as a result of propulsion


Explanation:
nil

Dr Janine Manuel BSc BHB MBChB
New Zealand
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44 mins
forehead convolution


Explanation:
none


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Mats Wiman
Sweden
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1 hr
sinuous fold on inside of skull


Explanation:
Stirn - forehead; Windung - convolution (can mean "a sinuous fold in the surface of the brain"


    The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary
    Oxford Duden
Robin Salmon
Australia
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1 hr
lower front turn


Explanation:
See the following URL for a full illustration of the furrows of the human brain in German, then push "translate this page" to see the result in English.

http://caliban.mpiz-koeln.mpg.de/~stueber/ranke/Abb_509.html

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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
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3 hrs
frontal gyrus


Explanation:
Again assuming this refers to the brain:
frontal gyrus or frontal convolution, modified by inferior or superior

The inferior frontal gyrus is located in the inferior frontal lobe of the cerebral cortex. ...
biology.about.com/science/biology/library/organs/brain/blinfrontgyrus.htm

superior frontal gyrus. Abbreviation: SFG. Gyrus frontalis superior: ...
rprcsgi.rprc.washington.edu/neuronames/glossary/superior_frontal_gyrus.html

Usage:
"frontal gyrus" 1,500+ hits
"frontal convolution" 150+ hits

HTH

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 23:17
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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