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Term:
abnormal Leydig cell morphology (MP:0002786)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (92) Human: (0) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (0) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abnormal Leydig cell morphology +   
any structural anomaly of the interstitial cells that are found adjacent to the seminiferous tubules in the testicle and produce testosterone in the presence of luteinizing hormone (LH); Leydig cells are polyhedral in shape, display a large prominent nucleus, an eosinophilic cytoplasm and numerous lipid-filled vesicles
abnormal peritubular myoid cell morphology +   
abnormal seminiferous tubule epithelium morphology +   
abnormal seminiferous tubule size +   
dilated seminiferous tubules  
seminiferous tubule degeneration  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: abnormal Leydig cells
Definition Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leydig_cell, MGI:anna

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