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neurulation

[noo r-uh-ley-shuh n, nyoo r-]
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noun
  1. the formation of a neurula.
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Origin of neurulation

First recorded in 1885–90; neurul(a) + -ation
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neurulation in Medicine

neurulation

(nur′ə-lāshən, -yə-lā-)
n.
  1. The formation of the embryonic neural plate and its transformation into the neural tube.
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