Term: neural rod anterior/posterior pattern specification
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Name: neural rod
Synonyms: presumptive central nervous system
Definition: An intermediate stage in the development of the central nervous system present during the segmentation period; the neural rod is roughly cylindrical in shape, forms from the neural keel, and is not yet hollowed out into the neural tube.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000133]
Name: anterior/posterior pattern specification
Synonyms: anterior/posterior pattern formation
Definition: The regionalization process in which specific areas of cell differentiation are determined along the anterior-posterior axis. The anterior-posterior axis is defined by a line that runs from the head or mouth of an organism to the tail or opposite end of the organism.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0009952]   QuickGO   AmiGO