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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The ghrelin-ip cells in the tubular compartments were mainly spermatogenic cells and some Sertoli's cells. In the insterstitial tissue, the ghrelin-ip cells were identified as Leydig cells.