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floor plate

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Organizing center consisting of a small group of cells located at the ventral midline of the neural tube that influences the development of the nervous system, governing the specification of neuronal cell types and directing axonal trajectories. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15738958 ]

Synonyms: floorplate

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xenopus_anatomy

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spinal cord floor

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XAO:0000306