"Leydig Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Steroid-producing cells in the interstitial tissue of the TESTIS. They are under the regulation of PITUITARY HORMONES; LUTEINIZING HORMONE; or interstitial cell-stimulating hormone. TESTOSTERONE is the major androgen (ANDROGENS) produced.
- Leydig Cells
- Cells, Leydig
- Testicular Interstitial Cells
- Interstitial Cells, Testicular
- Cell, Testicular Interstitial
- Cells, Testicular Interstitial
- Interstitial Cell, Testicular
- Testicular Interstitial Cell
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