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Leydig cell

Leydig cell interstitial cells of the mammalian testis, involved in synthesis of testosterone. leydig cell Leydig cells,... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Spermatogenesis

Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing mature sperm cells, and occurs in the male gonad of a sexually... Read More

Luteinizing hormone

Definition noun, plural: luteinizing hormones A gonadotropin released by the gonadotropes of the anterior pituitary, and,... Read More

Seminiferous tubule

Definition noun, plural: seminiferous tubules Any of the tubules in the testes through which spermatozoa are produced and... Read More

Estradiol

Definition noun, plural: estradiol An estrogenic hormone with a chemical formula of C18H24O2; a potent estrogen; a major... Read More

Testosterone

Definition noun, plural: testosterones A steroid hormone with a chemical formula of C19H28O2, and is regarded as the primary... Read More

Gonadotropin

Definition noun, plural: gonadotropins A polypeptide hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary and the placenta, and acts... Read More