Items tagged “embryology”
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The Wolffian duct (also known as the mesonephric duct) is one of the paired embryogenic tubules that drain the primitive kidney (mesonephros) to the cloaca. It also gives off a lateral branch forming the ureteric bud. In both the male and the female the Wolffian duct develops into the trigone of...
Brain development - diagram
Diagnosis not applicable
Published 04 Jan 2013
Median umbilical ligament
Diagnosis almost certain
Published 13 Jul 2013
Pre-axial and post-axial borders
Pre-axial and post-axial borders describe where the flexor and extensor compartments of the limb meet during foetal limb bud development. These borders are also conveniently marked out by veins. Pre-axial (cranial) border demarcates portion of the limb bud that lies cranial to the axis of ...
Central nervous system embryology
Central nervous system (CNS) embryology is complex, and below is a brief summary of its development. The early CNS begins as a simple neural plate that folds to form a groove then tube, open initially at each end. Within the neural tube stem cells generate the two major classes of cells that m...