Cordlike masses of epithelial tissue that invaginate from germinal epithelium of the gonad and give rise to seminiferous tubules and rete testes in the male, and primary ovarian follicles and rete ovarii in the female. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_cords http://www.answers.com/topic/sex-cord ]

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primitive sex cord

gonadal cord

gonad cord

genital cord

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