A transverse unitary subdivision of the neural tube that shares a common dorsoventral structure (floor, basal, alar, and roof plates), but each having differential molecular identities and fates; they comprise the secondary prosencephalon, diencephalon (prosomeres), the midbrain (mesomeres), and the hindbrain (rhombomeres). [ https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/318 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tins.2013.06.004 ]

Synonyms: neural tube segment neural tube metameric segment neuromere neuromeres

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

plural term
neuromeres [ TAO:0001328 ]

created by

Melissa Haendel

creation date

2009-06-18T09:00:04Z

editor note

We take the definition of neuromere from Puelles et al, although the existence of mesomeres and prosomeres may not be widely accepted

external definition

A metameric segment of the central nervous system.[ZFA]

has related synonym

neural segment

neural metamere

id

UBERON:0004731