Leydig cells, also known as interstitial cells of Leydig, are found adjacent to the seminiferous tubules in the testicle. They produce testosterone in the presence of luteinizing hormone (LH). Leydig cells are polyhedral in shape, display a large prominent nucleus, an eosinophilic cytoplasm and numerous lipid-filled vesicles. ==Nomenclature== Leyd
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- a cell in the testes that secretes the hormone testosterone
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Interstitial cells of the mammalian testis, involved in synthesis of testosterone.
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Interstitial cells of the mammalian testis, involved in synthesis of testosterone. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Leydig`s cell noun
a cell in the testes that secretes the hormone testosterone
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(from the article `hormone`) ...its complex functional interrelationship with FSH is dealt with below in Hormones of the reproductive system. In the male, luteinizing hormone ... Cells known as interstitial cells, or Leydig cells, located beneath the tunica albuginea, in the septal walls, and between the seminiferous tubules, ... [5 ...
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A cell in the testes that secretes the hormone testosterone.
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The testicular cell that produces testosterone, the male hormone. The Leydig cell is stimulated by LH from the pituitary gland.
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