Intermediate zone of cortex

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In human embryology, the intermediate zone of the cortex is a layer in the neural tube between the marginal zone and the pia mater.

It contains bipolar cells as well as multipolar cells. The latter have a special type of neuronal migration - multipolar migration.[1]


  1. ^ Tabata H, Nakajima K (Nov 2003). "Multipolar migration: the third mode of radial neuronal migration in the developing cerebral cortex". J. Neurosci. 23 (31): 9996–10001. PMID 14602813.