rete testis

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Noun1.rete testis - network of tubules carrying sperm from the seminiferous tubules to the vasa efferentia
plexus, rete - a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
ballock, testicle, testis, orchis, egg, ball, nut - one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
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At the peripheral rim of the masses, the rete testis and epididymis showed marked compression.
Although the majority of intratesticular masses are malignant, a probable diagnosis of various benign intratesticular mass lesions, including lipoma, tubular ectasia of the rete testis (TERT), epidermoid cyst, hematoma, segmental testicular infarction, fibrosis and granulomatous orchitis based on imaging findings may improve patient management and reduce the number of unnecessary radical surgical explorations.
The tubular compartments were comprised of the seminiferous tubules, straight seminiferous tubules and rete testis, without any distinct boundary tissue between them.
They performed a multivariable analysis that only included variables found to be significant at the 5% level in the univariate analysis, which were elevation of hCG, presence of vascular invasion, invasion of rete testis, tunica albuginea, or epididymis, and presence of embryonal carcinoma, yolk sac tumour, choriocarcinoma, or teratoma.
The presence of LVI, a predominant histologic subtype; involvement of the rete testis; and pathologic tumor stage are generally regarded as most significant.
Solid kitleler daha cok malignite dusundururken kistik kitleler siklikla rete testis ektazisi, basit kist ve tunica albuginea kisti gibi benign nedenlidir.
There was no rete testis invasion in 66.7% (26/37) and epididymis invasion in 84.6% (33/37) of the cases.
In four of the seven testicles undergoing TruCut biopsy in Experiment 2, the needle was inserted centrally near the rete testis. In the other three cases, the needle was inserted in the testicular periphery (distant from the rete testis).
Epididymis, rete testis, spermatic cord and tunica vaginalis are free of tuberculous involvement (Figure 2).
Active surveillance is offered for low-risk patients (CSIA) in most centres, but controversy exists about the preferred management in high-risk CSI NSGCT (typically defined by the presence of lymphovascular invasion, pure embryonal carcinoma, and rete testis invasion in the primary tumour).
18 Seminiferous tubules open from the mediastinum into the rete testis and drain into the epididymis.