Term: floor plate anterior region
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Name: floor plate
Synonyms: floorplate, fp
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that is the ventral-most aspect of the developing neural tube. The floor plate is a specialized glial structure with secretory function that spans the rostral-caudal axis from the midbrain to the tail regions. The floor plate is one of first structures that differentiate in the developing nervous system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000022]
Name: anterior region
Definition: Anatomical region anteriorly located on the body or body part.
Ontology: Spatial Ontology [BSPO:0000071]