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basal lamina of neural tube


Definition: the anterior (ventral) division of the lateral walls of the neural tube in the embryo; it contains neuroblasts giving rise to somatic and visceral motor neurons.

Synonym(s): basal plate of neural tube, lamina basalis, lamina ventralis, ventral plate of neural tube

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