is a region of tissue found in the ectoderm layer on the dorsal surface of an embryo. This neural plate will later develop into the embryos central nervous system.

NEURAL PLATE: "The neural plate, found in embryos first developing's in the dorsal surface which then develops into the central nervous system."
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