Leydig Ley·dig (lā’dĭKH’), Franz. 1821-1908.
German anatomist who described (1850) the interstitial cell in a study of the testes and published important works in the field of histology.
[ley, lee] /leɪ, li/ noun, adjective 1. 1 . /leɪ; liː/ noun 1. arable land put down to grass; grassland or pastureland 2. Also called ley line. a line joining two prominent points in the landscape, thought to be the line of a prehistoric track n. “line of a prehistoric track; alignment of natural and […]
[lahy-dig] /ˈlaɪ dɪg/ noun, Anatomy. 1. any of the interstitial cells of the testes that produce androgens. Leydig cell n. See interstitial cell.
- Ley farming
noun 1. the alternation at intervals of several years of crop growing and grassland pasture
[ley-luh nd] /ˈleɪ lənd/ noun 1. a town in Lancashire, N England.