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Precursor ectoderm
Gives rise to neural tube, neural crest
Dorlands/Elsevier n_06/12568545

Neuroectoderm (or neural ectoderm) is the term for ectoderm which receives inhibitory signals from proteins such as noggin, which leads to the development of the nervous system from this tissue.

The types of neuroectoderm include:

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