[noo r-uh-ley-shuh n, nyoo r-]

Origin of neurulation

First recorded in 1885–90; neurul(a) + -ation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

neurulation in Medicine


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