neuromere


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neuromere

[′nu̇r·ō‚mir]
(embryology)
An embryonic segment of the central nervous system in vertebrates.
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The text includes an introductory mini-atlas of the rat brain for beginning neuroanatomy students, and has been revised to consider new ideas in developmental genetics, especially those relating to neuromeres. New terms have been adopted in the cingulate area that may help clarify their relationship in human and rat brains.