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urogenital ridge

urogenital ridge in Medicine

urogenital ridge n.
One of the paired longitudinal ridges developing in the dorsal body wall of the embryo, formed at first by the growing mesonephros and later by the mesonephros and the gonad. Also called mesonephric fold, Wolffian ridge.

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