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tail fold

  1. The ventral folding of the caudal extremity of the embryonic disk.
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Historical Examples of tail fold

  • There is, however, not the slightest indication of a tail-fold, so that there is no inclosed hindgut at all.

    Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator

    Albert M. Reese