Pronephros and mesonephros--Cohnheim revisited.


Erroneous quotations in the literature and Cohnheim's statement, in his Lectures on General Pathology, that the Wolffian body or mesonephros is the first anlage of the urogenital system prompted this description of the growth of our knowledge of the early development of the kidney. Some of the pertinent older literature is reviewed, and the concept of the… (More)


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