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 [ MP:0011411 http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/anna ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
  • UMLS:C1512243 (ncithesaurus:Gonadal_Ridge)
  • EHDAA2:0004044
  • SCTID:308801004
  • AAO:0011047
  • FMA:321917
  • EFO:0001414
  • NCIT:C34321
  • UMLS:C0231047 (ncithesaurus:Urogenital_Ridge)
  • EMAPA:35899
  • SCTID:361399001
  • BTO:0001402
  • Wikipedia:Gonadal_ridge
  • NCIT:C34184
  • XAO:0000018
Subsets

efo_slim, pheno_slim

definition

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

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 exact synonym

indifferent gonadal ridge

gonadal ridge

genital ridge

has related synonym

crista gonadalis

genital cord

id

UBERON:0005294