anogenital raphe


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a·no·gen·i·tal ra·phe

in the male embryo the line of closure of the genital folds and swellings extending from the anus to the glans of the penis; it is differentiated in the adult into three regions: perineal raphe, scrotal raphe, and penile raphe.

a·no·gen·i·tal ra·phe

(ā'nō-jen'i-tăl rā'fē)
In the male embryo, the line of closure of the urogenital folds and labioscrotal swellings extending from the anus to the tip of the penis; it is differentiated in the adult into three regions: perineal raphe, scrotal raphe, and penile raphe.