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1

What are some examples of uterus abnormalities?

Double uterus double vagina
Double uterus
Bicornate uterus
Septated uterus
Unicornate uterus
Cervical atresia

2

In the 3rd week cloacal folds form what?

Genital tubercle through fusing cranially

3

In the 6th week the cloacal membrane divides into what?

Urogenital and anal membranes
Cloacal folds also divide into urethral and anal folds

4

What do the genital swellings form?

Scrotum or labia major

5

What does the common origin of the urogenital system and the rectum/anal canal mean can happen?

Connections and fistulae can be formed between them

6

What do the Paramesonephric ducts go onto form?

Uterine tubes, uterus, cervix and upper third of vagina
Lost in males

7

What do the mesonephric ducts go onto form?

Male urogenital structures that include the epididymis, vas deferens, and seminal vesicles
Lost in females

8

What does the genital tubercle go onto form?

Glans of penis in male
Clitoral glans in female

9

What do the urogenital folds develop into?

Skin around the shaft of the penis and the urethra in males
Labia minora in females