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Search Results for: sertoli cell

Sertoli cell

Definition noun, plural: Sertoli cells Any of the elongated cells located in the seminiferous tubules of the testis, and... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis Definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Spermatid

Spermatid Definition What are spermatids? Let us define spermatid and understand its role in reproduction. A spermatid... Read More

Spermatogenesis

Spermatogenesis Definition Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing sperm cells. It occurs in the male gonad... Read More

Human Reproduction

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

Straight seminiferous tubule

Definition noun, plural: straight seminiferous tubules Any of the short, straight canals of the seminiferous tubules that... Read More

Seminiferous tubule

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

Convoluted seminiferous tubule

Definition noun, plural: convoluted seminiferous tubules Any of the convoluted or curved canals of the seminiferous tubules... Read More

Supporting cell

Definition noun, plural: supporting cells Any of the cells whose function is primarily to provide structural support in the... Read More

Follicle-stimulating hormone

Follicle Stimulating Hormone Definition In the pituitary gland of the brain, gonadotropic hormones are released.... Read More

Spermiation

Definition noun A process in the final stage of spermatogenesis by Sertoli cells release the elongated, non-motile... Read More

Estradiol

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