urinogenital ridge

noun

uri·​no·​genital ridge
¦yu̇rənō+...-
: a pair of dorsolateral mesodermal ridges in the vertebrate embryo out of which the urogenital organs are developed

Word History

Etymology

urinogenital from urin- + genital

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“Urinogenital ridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urinogenital%20ridge. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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