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Functional Morphology of Cryptorchid Leydig and Sertoli Cells

  • F. Hadžiselimović
  • B. Herzog
Part of the Clinics in Andrology book series (CLAN, volume 3)

Abstract

The development of the Leydig cells can be divided into three phases: (1) infantile, (2) prepubertal, and (3) pubertal phases (Figure 1). In each of these stages, Leydig cells have a typical appearance and their morphology is closely connected with the development of the hypothalamo-pituitary-gonadal axis.

Keywords

Lipid Droplet Sertoli Cell Leydig Cell Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum Seminiferous Tubule 
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  • F. Hadžiselimović
  • B. Herzog

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