neurulation

neurulation

[noor-uh-ley-shuhn, nyoor-]
noun
the formation of a neurula.

Origin:
1885–90; neurul(a) + -ation

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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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