neural plate


neural plate

noun

Definition of NEURAL PLATE

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

First Known Use of NEURAL PLATE

1888

neural plate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEURAL PLATE

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

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