Leydig's cell


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Noun1.Leydig's cell - a cell in the testes that secretes the hormone testosterone
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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Testicular Leydig's cell hyperplasia (LCH) is an uncommon benign entity, characterized by an increased number of Leydig cells and detected as small, multifocal, and often bilateral testicular nodules.
Key words: Profenofos Rabbits Leydig's cell Endocrine disruptor
For boys, peripheral precocious puberty may reflect congenital adrenal hyperplasia, testicular tumors, ectopic HCG tumors, or premature Leydig's cell maturation.
The Leydig's cells were counted in intersticial areas and expressed by the mean number of cells per [mm.sup.2].