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

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“Basal plate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/basal%20plate. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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