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urogenital ridge

 

Definition: one of the paired longitudinal ridges developing in the dorsal body wall of the embryo on either side of the dorsal mesentery; the ridge is formed at first by the growing mesonephros and later by the mesonephros and the gonad.

Synonym(s): genital fold, wolffian ridge

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