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Prochordal plate

Definition
noun
(embryology) A thickening rostral to the notochord, and consisting of endodermal cells
Supplement
The prochordal plate is used synonymously with prechordal plate. Both terms refer to the region between the notochord and oral plate of the embryo.
Synonym(s):

  • prechordal plate


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