rete cords

re·te cords

primordial sex cords (medullary cords and seminiferous cords) in the embryonic gonads that connect with some of the mesonephric tubules and from which the rete testis of the male and the rete ovarii of the female develop.
Synonym(s): medullary cords (2)
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