genital ridge

noun

Medical Definition of genital ridge

: a ridge of embryonic mesoblast developing from the mesonephros and giving rise to the gonad on either side of the body

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“Genital ridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/genital%20ridge. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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