Sertoli cell
noun Etymology: Enrico Sertoli died 1910 Italian histologist Date: 1888 one of the elongated striated cells lining the seminiferous tubules that support and apparently nourish the spermatids

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  • Sertoli cell — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 258 GrayPage = 1243 Caption = Germinal epithelium of the testicle. 1: basal lamina 2: spermatogonia 3: spermatocyte 1st order 4: spermatocyte 2nd order 5: spermatid 6: mature spermatid 7:… …   Wikipedia

  • Sertoli cell — Ser·to·li cell sert ə lē , ser tō lē also Ser·to·li s cell lēz n any of the elongated striated cells in the seminiferous tubules of the testis to which the spermatids become attached and from which they apparently derive nourishment Ser·to·li ser …   Medical dictionary

  • Sertoli cell — noun elongated cells found in the seminiferous tubules of the testis; apparently they nourish the spermatids • Syn: ↑Sertoli s cell • Hypernyms: ↑cell …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sertoli cell — noun A kind of sustentacular cell which serves as a nurse cell of the testes and which is part of a seminiferous tubule …   Wiktionary

  • Sertoli cell — a companion or follicle cell enveloping the cysts of spermatogenic cells in the testis …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Sertoli cell — Tall columnar cells found in the mammalian testis closely associated with developing spermatocytes and spermatids. Probably provide appropriate microenvironment for sperm differentiation and phagocytose degenerate sperm …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Sertoli cell-only syndrome — Classification and external resources OMIM 305700 400042 DiseasesDB 31907 …   Wikipedia

  • Sertoli-cell-only syndrome — Sertoli cell only syndrome. См. синдром дель Кастильо. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Sertoli cell tumor — androblastoma (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • Sertoli-Leydig cell tumour — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Sertoli Leydig cell tumour ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|183.0, ICD9|256.1 ICDO = 8631/0 DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Arrhenoblastoma ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = 8630 Sertoli Leydig cell tumour, also known as arrhenoblastoma or… …   Wikipedia

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