neural crest
The term neural crest refers to an embryologic structure that develops from cells that originate from the thin lateral margins of the neural plate. These cells migrate to the midline dorsal to the neural tube to form the neural crest and then continue to migrate in the body to give rise to the primary sensory neurons of the dorsal root ganglia of the spinal nerves ( Carpenter-1983 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 1366

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