Definition of Neurula

1. n. An embryo or certain invertebrates in the stage when the primitive band is first developed.



Definition of Neurula

1. Noun. (zoology) An embryo, or certain invertebrates in the stage when the primitive band is first developed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Neurula

1. a vertebrate embryo [n -LAS or -LAE] : NEURULAR [adj]

Medical Definition of Neurula

1. The stage in vertebrate embryogenesis during which the neural plate closes to form the central nervous system. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neurula

neurovascular
neurovascular flap
neurovascular integrity
neurovascular sheath
neurovascularization
neurovascularly
neurovegetative
neurovirological
neurovirologist
neurovirologists
neurovirology
neurovirulence
neurovirulent
neurovirus
neurovisceral
neurula (current term)
neurulae
neurular
neurulas
neurulation
neurulations
neustic
neuston
neustonic
neustons
neut
neutered
neutering
neuters

Literary usage of Neurula

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1. Problems of Nature by Gustav Jäger (1897)
"The purest and simplest lordo-neurula is that of the tunicates. This primary lordo-neurula, as we may call it, has one thing in common with the ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1878)
"The author believes that the "neurula" of the chick, or of the fish, belongs to the same type as that of ..."

3. Zoology for Students and General Readers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1879)
"The origin of the germ-bands, the presence of the primitive streak as well as the mode of cleavage, and the formation of the gastrula* and neurula, ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"Ryder has studied principally the ovarian ova, the formation of the germinal disk, segmentation, the formation of the neurula, and as much of the ..."

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