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Paramesonephric Duct

This mouse image shows the relationship between the mesonephric and paramesonephric ducts opening into the urogenital sinus.

  • The paramesonephric duct began as an infold of surface epithelium lying along the surface of the genital ridge.
  • Estrogens, both maternal and fetal, stimulate its development and that eventually of the external female fetal genital structures.
  • In contrast, the mesonephric duct regresses, remnants of this duct may remain lying within the broad ligament.

(Image modified from Biol Reprod. 2002 Oct;67(4):1353-9. PMID: 12297555)

Reference

<pubmed>12297555</pubmed>

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