genital tubercle

noun

Medical Definition of genital tubercle

: a conical protuberance on the belly wall of an embryo between the attachment of the umbilical cord and the tail that develops into the penis in the male and the clitoris in the female

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“Genital tubercle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/genital%20tubercle. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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