Medical Dictionary

basal plate

noun

medical Definition of basal plate

:an underlying structure: as
a :the ventral portion of the neural tube
b :the part of the decidua of a placental mammal that is intimately fused with the placenta

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up basal plate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to praise usually to excess

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!