neuroectoderm

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neuroectoderm neu·ro·ec·to·derm (nur'ō-ěk'tə-dûrm', nyur'-)
n.
The region of embryonic ectoderm that develops into the brain and spinal cord as well as into the nervous tissue of the peripheral nervous system.


neu'ro·ec'to·der'mal adj.
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