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mesonephric ridge


Definition: a ridge that, in early human embryos, composes the entire urogenital ridge; however, later in development a more medial genital ridge, the potential gonad, is demarcated from it.

Synonym(s): mesonephric fold

See Also: urogenital ridge

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