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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

  • The tubules in the testes where spermatogenesis occurs.
depicted by
external definition
  • One of two or three twisted curved tubules in each lobule of the testis in which spermatogenesis occurs. [TFD][VHOG]
  • Any of the coiled tubules located in the testes in which spermatozoa are produced.[AAO]
has exact synonym
  • seminiferous cord
  • seminiferous tubule
  • tubuli seminiferi
  • testis - seminiferous tubule
has related synonym
  • tubuli seminiferi
homology notes
  • Frogs among amphibians and the amniotes have males with testes that are composed of seminiferous tubules, which differ from ampullae in being long, highly convoluted ductules.[well established][VHOG]
  • UBERON:0001343