neurocoele

neurocoele

[noor-uh-seel, nyoor-]
noun Embryology.
the system of cavities of the embryonic brain and spinal cord.
Also, neurocoel, neurocele.


Origin:
1885–90; neuro- + -coele

neurocoelian, neurocelian, adjective
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neurocoele (ˈnjʊərəˌsiːl)
 
n
embryol a cavity in the embryonic brain and spinal cord that develops into the ventricles and central canal respectively
 
[C19: from neuro- + Greek koilos hollow]

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