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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.
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Jo Abellanosa, LPC manager, disclosed that large floor plates mean a firm can comfortably assign more people to a floor and maximize common spaces like pantries, conference rooms and the like.
To replace the floor plate press the plate forward until the tabs catch and close the plate over the plunger.
While these scientists knew that intermediate targets such as the floor plate gave directional cues to growing axons, they had had no clear-cut evidence that these targets also provide factors that kept the nerve cells from committing suicide.
In a BPO setup, the key to maximizing operating costs are buildings with large floor plates.
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.
6 Repeat for the floor plate and use 100mm nails to secure the floor plate to the joists.
In a companion paper, Michael Wagner and Thomas Jessell of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in New York City join Thaller and Eichele in reporting that tissue grafted to the wing bud from the floor plate -- a region of the chick embryo's developing nervous system -- also induces digit development.
Working within a 600mm module that emphasizes the verticality of the facades, he has positioned windows of clear, coloured, and translucent glass to cut across the floor plate and blur the division between the two levels.
The property offers full floor opportunities in the building; both at the base with a 70,000 SF floor plate and in the tower, providing a 21,000 s/f floor plate.
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.