Sertoli's cell

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Related to Sertoli's cell: Leydig cell, sperm cell, Sertoli cell tumor
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Noun1.Sertoli's cell - elongated cells found in the seminiferous tubules of the testis; apparently they nourish the spermatids
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
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Incidence of pediatric testicular tumors according to Prepubertal Testis Tumor Registry data (11) Tumor type No of patients Percent (%) Germ cell tumors Yolk sac tumor 244 62 Teratoma 92 23 Epidermoid cyst 13 3 Stromal tumors Juvenile granulosa cell 11 3 Sertoli's cell 10 3 Leydig cell 5 1 Non-specified 16 4 Gonadoblastoma 4 1