Embryonic ectoderm that gives rise to nervous tissue. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuroectoderm ]

Synonyms: neural ectoderm neuroectoderm

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, vertebrate_core

latin term
epithelium tubi neuralis; neuroectoderma [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuroectoderm ]

has related synonym

neuaral ectoderm

presumptive central nervous system

epithelium tubi neuralis; neuroectoderma

ventral neurogenic region

has relational adjective


homology notes

(...) the ability of ectoderm to produce neuronal cells is a general metazoan feature.[well established][VHOG]



terminology notes

we prefer neurectoderm to neural ectoderm since placodal ectoderm is not classified here