A multi-tissue structure that is part of a spinal cord and is part of a floor plate. [ ]

Synonyms: floor plate spinal cord floorplate spinal cord

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spinal cord floor

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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]