Leydig's cells

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Morphologically characteristic interstitial cells of the testes that produce the male sex hormone testosterone.

Description

Morphologically characteristic interstitial cells of the testes that produce the male sex hormone testosterone.

Bibliography

  • F. von Leydig:
    Zur Anatomie der männlichen Geschlechtsorgane und Analdrüsen der Säugethiere.
    Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie, 1850, 2: 1-57.

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