neural plate
noun Date: 1888 a thickened plate of ectoderm along the dorsal midline of the early vertebrate embryo that gives rise to the neural tube and neural crests

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  • neural plate — n a thickened plate of ectoderm along the dorsal midline of the early vertebrate embryo that gives rise to the neural tube and crests * * * the strip of ectoderm lying along the central axis of the early embryo that forms the neural tube and… …   Medical dictionary

  • neural plate — noun 1. : a thickened plate of ectoderm along the dorsal midline of the early vertebrate embryo that gives rise to the neural tube and crests 2. : one of the bony plates in the middorsal part of the carapace of most turtles * * * neural plate… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • neural plate — the strip of ectoderm lying along the central axis of the early embryo that forms the neural tube and subsequently the central nervous system …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • neural plate — thickened epithelium forming the earliest dorsal ectodermal primordium of the central nervous system …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • neural plate — noun a thick, flat bundle of ectoderm formed in vertebrate embryos after induction by the notochord …   Wiktionary

  • Neural crest — The formation of neural crest during the process of neurulation. Neural crest is first induced in the region of the neural plate border. After neural tube closure, neural crest delaminates from the region between the dorsal neural tube and… …   Wikipedia

  • Neural development — comprises the processes that generate, shape, and reshape the nervous system, from the earliest stages of embryogenesis to the final years of life. The study of neural development aims to describe the cellular basis of brain development and to… …   Wikipedia

  • Neural tube — Transverse section of half of a chick embryo of forty five hours incubation. The dorsal (back) surface of the embryo is towards the top of this page, while the ventral (front) surface is towards the bottom. (Neural tube is in green.) …   Wikipedia

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