Unformatted text preview: The metanephroi becomes the definitive adult kidney; the ureteric bud grows out of the caudal end of the mesonephric duct into the nephrogenic cord, thus forming a metanephric blastema. Part of the duct of the mesonephros persists as the ductus deferens. The metanephro, appears to ascend the posterior abdominal wall to achieve their adult position, as a consequence of differential growth rates. From the 10 th week the metanephros becomes functional but it is the placenta that removes waste. The urnairy bladder develops from the urogenital sinus, and is initially continuous with the allantois, the latter regression to form the urachus and median umbilical ligament after birth....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ANAT 1625 taught by Professor Lescane during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.
- Winter '11