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neurulation

[noo r-uh-ley-shuh n, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər əˈleɪ ʃən, ˌnyʊər-/
noun
1.
the formation of a neurula.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; neurul(a) + -ation
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neurulation in Medicine

neurulation neu·ru·la·tion (nur'ə-lā'shən, -yə-lā'-, nyur'-)
n.
The formation of the embryonic neural plate and its transformation into the neural tube.

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