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labioscrotal swellings

 

Definition: paired primordial elevations flanking the genital tubercle and the urogenital orifice of the embryo; they develop into the labioscrotal folds, which become the labia majora in the female and unite to form the scrotum of the male.

Synonym(s): genital swellings

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