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Seminiferous Epithelium MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Seminiferous Epithelium
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.444.849.700.700
A10.272.700
Unique ID
D012670
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012670
Scope Note
The epithelium lining the seminiferous tubules composed of primary male germ cells (SPERMATOGONIA) and supporting SERTOLI CELLS. As SPERMATOGENESIS proceeds, the developing germ cells migrate toward the lumen. The adluminal compartment, the inner two thirds of the tubules, contains SPERMATOCYTES and the more advanced germ cells.
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under TESTIS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under TESTIS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Seminiferous Epithelium Preferred
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