Term: neural tube neural crest cell delamination
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Name: neural tube
Synonyms: presumptive central nervous system
Definition: Portion of tissue that is the cavity-containing primordium of the central nervous system, developing from the neural rod in the late segmentation period.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001135]
Name: neural crest cell delamination
Synonyms: neural crest cell emigration, neural crest cell individualization, neural crest cell segregation
Definition: The negative regulation of cell adhesion process in which a neural crest cell physically separates from the rest of the neural tube.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0036032]   QuickGO   AmiGO