Genital primordium | definition of genital primordium by Medical dictionary
1. The genital swellings form the labia majora in female fetuses and fuse to form the scrotum in male fetuses.
2. The genital tubercle becomes the clitoris in female fetuses and the penis in male fetuses.
3. Ovoid clump of cells seen in the rhabditiform larvae of Strongyloides stercoralis and hookworm that becomes the reproductive system.
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Microscopic observation of wet mount preparation of stool concentrate with saline revealed numerous live of Strongyloides stercoralis that were identified by the characteristic morphology, (~400 [micro]m length by 15 [micro]m breadth), with notched tail tip and genital primordium