seminiferous epithelium n.
Epithelium that lines the seminiferous tubules of the testis.
noun, Anatomy. 1. any of the coiled tubules of the testis in which spermatozoa are produced. seminiferous tubule n. One of two or three twisted curved tubules in each lobule of the testis in which spermatogenesis occurs.
- Seminiferous tubule dysgenesis
seminiferous tubule dysgenesis n. A disorder in which the seminiferous tubules exhibit an abnormal cellular architecture, the testes are small, and few spermatozoa are formed.
[sem-uh-niv-er-uh s] /ˌsɛm əˈnɪv ər əs/ adjective 1. feeding on seeds: seminivorous birds.
adjective 1. of or relating to the night (opposed to diurnal). 2. done, occurring, or coming at night: nocturnal visit. 3. active at night (opposed to diurnal): nocturnal animals. 4. opening by night and closing by day, as certain flowers (opposed to diurnal). noun 5. Archaic. an astrolabe for telling time at night or for […]