A floor plate that is part of a metencephalon [Automatically generated definition]. [ ]

Synonyms: epencephalon-2 floorplate epencephalon-2 floor plate floorplate of metencephalon floorplate of epencephalon-2 metencephalon floorplate metencephalon floor plate floor plate of epencephalon-2 floor plate metencephalon

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Term information

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floorplate metencephalon

homology notes

In summary, the available data for tunicates, amphioxus, and vertebrates indicate that a floorplate-like structure was already present in the proximate invertebrate ancestor of the vertebrates and that the genetic mechanisms for DV patterning of the nerve cord were also largely in place.[well established][VHOG]