neural fold

noun

Medical Definition of neural fold

: the lateral longitudinal fold on each side of the neural plate that by folding over and fusing with the opposite fold gives rise to the neural tube

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“Neural fold.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neural%20fold. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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