Alar plate

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Alar plate
Diagram to illustrate the alar and basal laminæ of brain vesicles.
aged about four and a half weeks.
Latin l. alaris
Gray's subject #184 735
Carnegie stage 13
Precursor neural tube
Dorlands/Elsevier l_02/12475865


The alar plate (or alar lamina) is a neural structure in the embryonic nervous system, part of the dorsal side of neural tube, that involves the communication of general somatic and general visceral sensory impulses. It later becomes a sensory region and part of the spinal cord.

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