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What are some examples of uterus abnormalities?

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


In the 3rd week cloacal folds form what?

Genital tubercle through fusing cranially


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

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


What do the genital swellings form?

Scrotum or labia major


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


What do the Paramesonephric ducts go onto form?

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


What do the mesonephric ducts go onto form?

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


What does the genital tubercle go onto form?

Glans of penis in male
Clitoral glans in female


What do the urogenital folds develop into?

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