Flashcards in Embryology Deck (9)
What are some examples of uterus abnormalities?
Double uterus double vagina
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