neural crest


neural crest

noun

Definition of NEURAL CREST

:  the ridge of one of the folds forming the neural tube that gives rise to the spinal ganglia and various structures of the autonomic nervous system

First Known Use of NEURAL CREST

circa 1885

neural crest

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEURAL CREST

: the ridge of one of the folds forming the neural tube that gives rise to the spinal ganglia and various structures of the autonomic nervous system—called also neural ridge; compare neural plate

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