neural plate

noun

Definition of neural plate

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

1885

First Known Use of neural plate

1885


Medical Dictionary

neural plate

noun

Medical Definition of neural plate

  1. :  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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