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In the presence of DHT, the genital tubercle elongates and the genital folds fuse around the urethral groove to form the penis and penile urethra.
The penis and clitoris arise from the genital tubercle, whereas the scrotum and vulva arise from the genital folds (see Chapter 4).
Genital swelling The mound of tissue surrounding the embryonic genital folds that differentiates to form the scrotum in males and the vulva in females.