Notochordal process | definition of notochordal process by Medical dictionary
in the embryo, a midline column of cells that are rostral to the primitive node and form the notochord.
See also: head process
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The cleft created by ultimate separation of the prechordal plate and notochordal process
is theorized to lead to a potentially sizeable skull base defect as noted in this patient .