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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

Spermatogenesis

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

Sustentacular cell

Definition noun, plural: sustentacular cells A type of cell at the basement membrane, and primarily functions in providing... 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

Nurse cell

Definition noun, plural: nurse cells An accessory cell to a developing germ cell. Supplement Example of nurse cells are... 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

Spermatid

Definition noun, plural: spermatids (1) Any of the haploid cells formed by meiotic division of spermatocytes, and develops... Read More

Follicle-stimulating hormone

Definition noun, plural: follicle-stimulating hormones A gonadotropin released by the gonadotropes of the anterior... Read More