the elevation of thickened mesothelium and underlying mesenchyme found on the ventromedial border of the embryonic mesonephros in which the primordial germ cells become embedded, establishing it as the primordium of the testis or ovary [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/anna ]

Synonyms: indifferent gonadal ridge gonadal ridge genital ridge

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

efo_slim, pheno_slim

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/30/Gray1106.png

development notes

in eutherians, SRY transforms the indifferent gonad into testes

editor note

TODO - check developmental relationships. merge with urogenital ridge?

has related synonym

crista gonadalis
genital cord

id

UBERON:0005294