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neurulation

 [noor″oo-la´shun]
formation in the early embryo of the neural plate and neural folds, followed by its closure with development of the neural tube.

neu·ru·la·tion

(nū'rū-lā'shŭn),
Formation of the neural plate and closure of the neural folds and neuropores to form the neural tube.
[see neurula]

neurulation

/neu·ru·la·tion/ (noor″u-la´shun) formation in the early embryo of the neural plate, followed by its closure with development of the neural tube.

neurulation

(no͝or′ə-lā′shən, -yə-lā′-, nyo͝or-′)
n.
The formation of the embryonic neural plate and its transformation into the neural tube.

neurulation

[-ā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, neuron + L, atus, process
the development of the neural plate and the processes involved with its subsequent closure to form the neural tube during the early stages of embryonic development. See also neural tube formation.

neu·ru·la·tion

(nūr'yū-lā'shŭn)
Formation of the neural plate and closure of the neural folds to form the neural tube.
See: neurula

neurulation

formation in the early embryo of the neural plate, followed by its development into the neural tube.
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It is caused by failure of primary neurulation and, although the spinal abnormalities and their consequences are well known, it is also associated with a wide range of developmental abnormalities of the brain, resulting in a complex neurodevelopmental disorder with great phenotypic heterogeneity.
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Stage 11: Closure of the Rostral Neuropore and the Beginning of Secondary Neurulation.
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11,28] Several theories have been postulated to explain these observations and include the suggestion that the process of neurulation may occur at slightly different times in the development of male and female embryos, thereby accounting for differing susceptibilities to the effects of factors such as teratogens.