neuroectoderm

[ nur′ō-ĕktə-dûrm′ ]

n.

The region of embryonic ectoderm that develops into the brain and spinal cord as well as into the nervous tissue of the peripheral nervous system.

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Other words from neuroectoderm

neu′ro•ec′to•dermal adj.
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