urogenital folds(redirected from plicae urethrales)
derived from the cloacal folds; in male embryos, they close over the urethral plate and fuse to form the spongy urethra and ventral aspect of the penis; in female embryos, the unfused urogenital folds develop into the labia minora.
pertaining to the urinary system and genitalia; urinogenital; genitourinary.
elongated, ventral portion of the cloacal folds; contribute to the formation of the urethral groove on the ventral aspect of the genital tubercle.
ventral part of the cloacal membrane separating the gut from the fetus's external environment.
opening between the fetal urogenital sinus and the amniotic cavity.
see urogenital sinus.
urogenital tract, urogenital system