brain vesicle


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brain vesicle

One of the five embryonic subdivisions of the brain.
See also: vesicle
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The early embryonic stages of camel development at 9 mm CVRL stage revealed that the cephalic part of the neural tube is markedly expanded and give rise to the main primary brain vesicles. These divisions of the brain can be distinguished through the formation of accommodated flexures and surface folding in its roof and floor.
The primary brain vesicles revisited: are the three primary vesicles (forebrain/midbrain/hindbrain) universal in vertebrates?