from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A layer or lamina of nervous tissue which may develop into a nerve-tube or nerve-cord.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Waldeyer.) h horn-plate, n nerve-plate, m skin-fibre-layer, f gut-fibre-layer, d gut-gland-layer, y primitive streak or axial plate, in which all four germinal layers meet, x structure of the chorda, u region of the later primitive kidneys.)