Basal plate
Basal plate may refer to:
  • Basal plate (neural tube)
    Basal plate (neural tube)
    In the developing nervous system, the basal plate is the region of the neural tube ventral to the sulcus limitans. It extends from the rostral mesencephalon to the end of the spinal cord and contains primarily motor neurons, whereas neurons found in the alar plate are primarily associated with...

    , the region of the neural tube ventral to the sulcus limitans
  • Basal plate (placenta)
    Basal plate (placenta)
    Changes in the placenta involve the disappearance of the greater portion of the stratum compactum, but the deeper part of this layer persists and is condensed to form what is known as the basal plate...

    , between this plate and the uterine muscular fibres are the stratum spongiosum and the boundary layer
  • The base of a plant's bulb
    A bulb is a short stem with fleshy leaves or leaf bases. The leaves often function as food storage organs during dormancy.A bulb's leaf bases, known as scales, generally do not support leaves, but contain food reserves to enable the plant to survive adverse conditions. At the center of the bulb is...

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