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Leydig cell

Introduction: Leydig cell

Description of Leydig cell

Leydig cell: epithelioid cells constituting the endocrine tissue of the testis, which elaborate androgens, chiefly testosterone.
Source: CRISP

Leydig cell: Steroid-producing cells in the interstitial tissue of the TESTIS. They are under the regulation of PITUITARY HORMONE, LUTEINIZING HORMONE or interstitial cell-stimulating hormone. TESTOSTERONE is the major androgen (ANDROGENS) produced.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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  • testicular interstitial cell

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Broader terms for Leydig cell

Source - CRISP

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MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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