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the earliest enlargement of embryonic tissue that will become half of the scrotum.
1. transient abnormal enlargement of a body part or area not due to cell proliferation.
2. an eminence, or elevation.
a term which has been discarded. It was used to describe an early stage of toxic degenerative changes, especially in protein constituents of organs in infectious diseases, in which the tissues appear swollen, parboiled and opaque but revert to normal when the cause is removed. Called also albuminoid, or albuminous, degeneration.
genital swelling, labioscrotal swelling
in the male embryo overlie the inguinal canal development; in the female shift anteriorly and, in most species, disappear before birth.
eminences which develop lateral to the laryngotracheal groove in the embryo.