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Descriptor English:   Neural Tube 
Descriptor Spanish:   Tubo Neural 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Tubo Neural 
Synonyms English:   Canal, Neural
Canals, Neural
Neural Canal
Neural Canals
Neural Tubes
Tube, Neural
Tubes, Neural  
Tree Number:   A16.630
Definition English:   A tube of ectodermal tissue in an embryo that will give rise to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, including the SPINAL CORD and the BRAIN. Lumen within the neural tube is called neural canal which gives rise to the central canal of the spinal cord and the ventricles of the brain. For malformation of the neural tube, see NEURAL TUBE DEFECTS. 
History Note English:   2008 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   52545 
Unique Identifier:   D054259 

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