neurenteric canal


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neur·en·ter·ic ca·nal

a transitory communication between the neural tube, notochordal canal, and gut endoderm in vertebrate embryos.
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neurenteric canal

A temporary canal in the vertebrate embryo between the neural and intestinal tubes. It is the temporary communication between cavities of the yolk sac and the amnion.
See also: canal
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neurenteric canal

an embryonic structure joining the gut with the neural canal at the time the BLASTOPORE is roofed over by neural folds.
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