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 ]

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Term information

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