neurula

noun neu·ru·la \ ˈnu̇r-ə-lə , ˈnyu̇r- , -yə-lə \

Definition of neurula

plural neurulae play \ˈnu̇r-ə-ˌlē, ˈnyu̇r-, -yə-lə\ or neurulas
: an early vertebrate embryo which follows the gastrula and in which nervous tissue begins to differentiate and the basic pattern of the vertebrate begins to emerge

neurulation

play \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈlā-shən, ˌnyu̇r-, -yə-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of neurula

New Latin, from neur- + Latin -ula -ule


Medical Dictionary

neurula

noun neu·ru·la \ ˈn(y)u̇r-(y)ə-lə \

medical Definition of neurula

plural neurulae play \-ˌlē\ or neurulas
: an early vertebrate embryo which follows the gastrula and in which nervous tissue begins to differentiate and the basic pattern of the vertebrate begins to emerge

neurular

play \-lər\ adjective

neurulation

play \ˌn(y)u̇r-(y)ə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

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