wolffian ridge

wolffian ridge
noun
Usage: often capitalized W
Etymology: wolffian (II)
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. : a slight ridge on either side of the midline in vertebrate embryos giving rise to the mesonephros

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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