genital ridge

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Related to gonadal ridge: mesonephric duct, urogenital ridge

genital ridge

[′jen·ət·əl ′rij]
(embryology)
A medial ridge or fold on the ventromedial surface of the mesonephros in the embryo, produced by growth of the peritoneum; the primordium of the gonads and their ligaments.