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neu·ru·la(no͝or′ə-lə, -yə-lə, nyo͝or′-)
n. pl. neu·ru·las or neu·ru·lae (-lē)
An embryo at an early stage of development in which neurulation begins.
[New Latin : from Greek neuron, sinew, string, nerve; see (s)neəu- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ula, feminine diminutive suffix.]
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(Physiology) embryol an embryo in the stage of development at which the nervous system develops
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neu•ru•la(ˈnʊər ə lə, ˈnyʊər-)
n., pl. -las, -lae (-ˌli, -ˌlaɪ)
an embryo in the stage from the development of neural tissue to the formation of the neural tube.
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