cephalic flexure

cephalic flexure
cephalic flexure n the middle of the three anterior flexures of an embryo in which the front part of the brain bends downward in an angle of 90 degrees called also cranial flexure

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the curve in the midbrain (mesencephalon) of the neural tube; called also cranial f. and mesencephalic f.

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