"Neural Tube" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A tube of ectodermal tissue in an embryo that will give rise to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, including the SPINAL CORD and the BRAIN. Lumen within the neural tube is called neural canal which gives rise to the central canal of the spinal cord and the ventricles of the brain. For malformation of the neural tube, see NEURAL TUBE DEFECTS.
- Neural Tube
- Neural Tubes
- Tube, Neural
- Tubes, Neural
- Neural Canal
- Canal, Neural
- Canals, Neural
- Neural Canals
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