Neurulation varies depending on the /organism of focus.
Key terms:
-lecith: pertaining to the yolk
micro: small
meso: moderate
macro: large
Microlecithal: For example an amphioxus embryo undergoes neurulation as a step on it’s own – nothing else is happening except for the neurulation.
Mesolecithal: For example a frog embryo undergoes neurulation after gastrulation as a process on its own. Nothing else is going on EXCEPT the neurulation.

Macrolecithal: For example a chick embryo undergoes neurulation at the same time as gastrulation is occuring at different positions at the embryo.


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