neural ectoderm


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neural ectoderm

the part of the embryonic ectoderm that develops into the neural tube. See also neural tube formation.
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Cook (1999) had proposed that metaplasia of mesenchyme of mostly neural ectoderm, resulting in abnormal differentiation of surface ectoderm, as the most likely mechanism of occurrence of dermoid.
Results suggest that human neural crest cells can arise independently from, and prior to, the formation of mesoderm and neural ectoderm derivatives, both of which had been thought to be critical for neural crest formation.
Metaplasia of the mesenchyme of the mostly neural ectoderm resulting in abnormal differentiation of the surface ectoderm has been proposed as the most likely mechanism (Cook 1999).