wolffian ridge

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Wolffian ridge

Definition of wolffian ridge

  1. 1 :  a longitudinal ridge on either side of the trunk in some vertebrate embryos (as of the chick) from which the limb buds arise

  2. 2 :  a slight ridge on either side of the midline in vertebrate embryos giving rise to the mesonephros

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