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Seminiferous Tubules MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Seminiferous Tubules
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.444.849.700
Unique ID
D012671
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012671
Scope Note
The convoluted tubules in the TESTIS where sperm are produced (SPERMATOGENESIS) and conveyed to the RETE TESTIS. Spermatogenic tubules are composed of developing germ cells and the supporting SERTOLI CELLS.
NLM Classification #
WJ 830
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
2002/07/03
Seminiferous Tubules Preferred
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