Definition of neuroectoderm in English:

neuroectoderm

(also neurectoderm)

noun

Embryology
  • Ectoderm that gives rise to neural tissue; especially the region of ectoderm that gives rise to the neural plate, neural tube, and neural crest of the vertebrate embryo.

Origin

Early 20th century. From neuro- + ectoderm.

Pronunciation

neuroectoderm

/ˌnjʊərəʊˈɛktə(ʊ)dəːm/