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The dual origin of vaginal epithelium†
Article first published online: 3 FEB 2005
Copyright © 1975 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
American Journal of Anatomy
Volume 143, Issue 3, pages 387–392, July 1975
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Cunha, G. R. (1975), The dual origin of vaginal epithelium. Am. J. Anat., 143: 387–392. doi: 10.1002/aja.1001430309
- Issue published online: 3 FEB 2005
- Article first published online: 3 FEB 2005
The absence of the cranial three-fifths of the vaginae of male mice carrying the gene, Testicular Feminization, provides strong support for the view that vaginal epithelium is of dual origin, the cranial three-fifths being of Mullerian in origin and the caudal two-fifths being derived from the urogenital sinus.