Neural Tube

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neural tube

[′nu̇r·əl ′tüb]
(embryology)
The embryonic tube that differentiates into brain and spinal cord.

Neural Tube

 

the rudiment of the central nervous system in chordate animals and man. The neural tube is formed from the neural plate during neurulation.