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Leydig Cells

Steroid-producing cells in the interstitial tissue of the TESTIS. They are under the regulation of PITUITARY HORMONES; LUTEINIZING HORMONE; or interstitial cell-stimulating hormone. TESTOSTERONE is the major androgen (ANDROGENS) produced.

Year introduced: 1968(1964)

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Tree Number(s): A05.360.444.849.513, A06.300.312.782.513, A11.382.906, A11.436.513

MeSH Unique ID: D007985

Entry Terms:

  • Cells, Leydig
  • Testicular Interstitial Cells
  • Interstitial Cells, Testicular
  • Cell, Testicular Interstitial
  • Cells, Testicular Interstitial
  • Interstitial Cell, Testicular
  • Testicular Interstitial Cell

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