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A Horseshoe

The term "horseshoe" is used to describe the renal abnormality horseshoe kidney where there is typically a fusion of the lower poles of both kidneys. This gives the fused structure the shape of a horseshoe.


I also have used this term to describe the shape of the intra-embryonic coelom within the lateral plate mesoderm that forms during week 3 of human development.


Links: Renal Abnormalities | Renal System Development

Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2020, November 25) Embryology Horseshoe.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Horseshoe.jpg

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