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genital primordium

 

Definition:

  1. The genital swellings form the labia majora in female fetuses and fuse to form the scrotum in male fetuses.
  2. The genital tubercle becomes the clitoris in female fetuses and the penis in male fetuses.
  3. Ovoid clump of cells seen in the rhabditiform larvae of Strongyloides stercoralis and hookworm that becomes the reproductive system.
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