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plate

 [plāt]
1. a flat stratum or layer.
2. dental plate; sometimes, by extension, incorrectly used to designate a complete denture.
3. a flat vessel, usually a petri dish, containing sterile solid medium for the culture of microorganisms.
4. to prepare a culture medium in a petri dish, or to inoculate such a medium with a bacterial culture.
axial plate primitive streak.
bite plate biteplate.
cortical plate a layer of compact bone overlying the spongiosa of the alveolar process on the vestibular and oral aspects of the mandible and maxilla.
deck plate roof plate.
dental plate a plate of acrylic resin, metal, or other material that is fitted to the shape of the mouth, and serves for the support of artificial teeth.
dorsal plate roof plate.
end plate see end plate.
epiphyseal plate the thin plate of cartilage between the epiphysis and the shaft of a long bone; it is the site of growth in length and is obliterated by epiphyseal closure.
equatorial plate the collection of chromosomes at the equator of the spindle in mitosis.
floor plate the unpaired ventral longitudinal zone of the neural tube; called also ventral plate.
foot plate footplate.
force plate force platform.
medullary plate neural plate.
muscle plate myotome (def. 2).
neural plate a thickened band of ectoderm in the midbody region of the developing embryo, which develops into the neural tube; called also medullary plate.
roof plate the unpaired dorsal longitudinal zone of the neural tube; called also dorsal plate and deck plate.
tarsal plate tarsus (def. 2).
ventral plate floor plate.

floor plate

ventral midline thinning of the developing neural tube, a continuity between the basal laminae of either side; opposite of roof plate.
Synonym(s): ventral plate

floor plate

(flōr plāt)
Ventral midline thinning of the developing neural tube, a continuity between the basal plates of either side; opposite of roof plate.
Synonym(s): ventral plate.

plate

1. a flat structure or layer, as a flat layer of bone.
2. used as a fracture repair medium, including compression plates.
3. to apply a culture medium to a glass plate.
4. to cultivate bacteria on such plates.

axial plate
the primitive streak of the embryo.
basal plate
primordial ventral horn of the spinal cord.
plate bender
a strong crimping device for manually bending a plate for a tricky bit of orthopedic repair.
buttress plate (2)
a metal plate used in fracture repair to bridge and support a diaphyseal gap filled with a cancellous bone graft.
cloacal plate
blind ending of the hindgut in the embryo.
cribriform plate
a sievelike partition between the cranial and nasal cavities. The posterior surface is divided by the vertical ethmoidal crest into two concave surfaces which contain the olfactory bulbs. It contains many small perforations through which the filaments of the olfactory nerves pass.
deck plate
see roof plate.
dorsal plate
see roof plate.
equatorial plate
the collection of chromosomes at the equator of the spindle in mitosis.
floor plate
the unpaired ventral longitudinal zone of the neural tube; called also ventral plate.
foot plate
the flat portion of the stapes.
medullary plate
neural plate.
muscle plate
myotome (2).
nasal plate
region of modified skin around the nostrils in the embryonic carnivore or small ruminant.
nasolabial plate
region of modified skin around the nostrils in the embryo of cattle.
neural plate
a thickened band of ectoderm in the midbody region of the developing embryo, which develops into the neural tube; called also medullary plate.
neutralization plate (2)
a bone plate placed to protect against the forces acting on the fracture site.
orthopedic bone plate
a metal plate screwed to the two fragments of a fractured bone to provide fixation and permit healing in correct alignment.
roof plate
the unpaired dorsal longitudinal zone of the neural tube; called also dorsal plate and deck plate.
rostral plate
region of modified skin around the nostrils in the porcine embryo.
sole plate
a mass of protoplasm in which a motor nerve ending is embedded.
spinal plate
metal or plastic plates may used to stabilize thoracolumbar or lumbar spinal fractures. With one plate on each side of a row of dorsal spinal processes, they are bolted together in the spaces between processes.
tarsal plate
one of the plates of connective tissue forming the framework of either (upper or lower) eyelid.
tectorial plate
the roof of the ethmoidal labyrinth of the internal ear.
tension band plate (2)
a bone plate placed on the tension side of a fracture and which counteracts tensile forces, converting them into compression forces at the fracture site.
ventral plate
floor plate.
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A screwdriver head larger than a quarter inch will not fit in this hole but that has not prevented generations of shooters from attempting to open the rifle floor plate in this manner.
The rat axons don't become dependent on the floor plate until a day after they start to grow, which is about the time it would take them to reach that region of the spinal cord, notes Tessier-Lavigne.
No info on a possible engineering change but we think the fitting is better done by removing wood from the front or rear of the magazine well rather than removing metal from the floor plate assembly.
7 Once the ceiling and floor plates are fixed, measure the distance between both of them and cut two lengths of timber which will form the studs that are fixed to both walls forming a box.
While space planning, finishes specification and detailing have been handled well, as you emerge from the lift lobbies, it is clear that the relationship between the convex core and the orthogonal floor plates is the inherent and principal challenge of the building.
On the left (south) side is a polished plaster wall which divides the floor plate in two, with the southern side occupied by general purpose space.
Faced with two horizontal wafers of space one on top of the other, Noble Associates cut through the upper floor plate, removed existing partitions and inserted others to create interlocking spaces while a strong vertical dimension was introduced to relieve the horizontal oppression.
Above the parking floors, the lettable office spaces all incorporate perimeter columns to yield the maximum free floor plate area.
3] sliced the parallelogram floor plate on a north-south axis that doubles as an exhibition space.
This space provided Relational Advisors with all its needs including a freeway-close and freeway-visible location with the capability of housing the entire company on one floor due to the building's large, efficient floor plate design.
The deal represented an opportunity for RCS to consolidate its operations onto a much larger floor plate, a move that will allow for far better interaction within its business groups than it had experienced at its former location.
The building was ready in August last year, comprising some 5,600 sqm of commercial space, with parking allocation and floor plates suitable to meet market requirements.