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Related to genital ridge: mesonephric ridge, urogenital sinus, Primordial germ cells
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Synonyms for ridge

Synonyms for ridge

a long narrow natural elevation or striation

any long raised strip

a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean

a long narrow range of hills

any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane

a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top

extend in ridges

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plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip

throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides

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spade into alternate ridges and troughs

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form into a ridge

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References in periodicals archive ?
In fetal life, at about 6 weeks of gestation, the primordial testis develops from the primitive genital ridge medial to the mesonephric ducts.
Complete separation of the testes and drainage system requires duplication of both the genital ridge and the mesonephric duct.
Testicular duplication may result from a duplication of the genital ridge or longitudinal or transverse division of the genital ridge.
In the mouse, SDF-1 appears to be required for the execution of the last step when the cells colonize the genital ridge which expresses the chemokine," says Erez Raz of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Gottingen, Germany, who led the Cell study.
Kosmahl et al (3) mentioned that the occurrence of a few PSCTs in the retroperitoneal space outside the pancreas can be related to the localization of the genital ridge during embryogenesis (1,3,7,8) and speculated that PSCTs might originate from genital ridge-related cells that were incorporated into the pancreas during organogenesis.