Meaning of neural plate in English:

neural plate

noun

  • 1Zoology
    A neural bone of a chelonian.

  • 2Embryology
    A thickened band of neuroectoderm located in the dorsal midline of the embryo, which develops into the neural tube.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Owen (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist.