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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.

deck plate

The roof plate of the embryonic neural tube.
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When the project began, the common practice in the United States was to use a one-sided, partial-penetration weld joining the rib and deck plates together, with a minimum requirement of 80-percent penetration.
There was a big fire for about three days but the Russians arrived to assist and after discharging timber they repaired the huge hole on the port side and the deck plates.
Optional row-sensing auto steering and hydraulic deck plates can be fitted for consistent (equidistant) row operation to minimize effects of stalk shatter and potential for header loss.
The use of explosives to break apart the Napoli, opening up more disposal options, began on Tuesday when charges were used to cut the vessel's deck plates.
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