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Term:
abnormal testis cord formation (MP:0006418)
Annotations: Rat: (0) Mouse: (19) Human: (0) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (0) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abnormal Sertoli cell development  
abnormal testis cord formation +   
any structural anomaly in the formation of the attachments derived from the primordial seminiferous cords that differentiate into seminiferous tubules in adolescence; defective testis cord formation is most likely to reflect abnormal function of either Sertoli cells or peritubular myoid (PTM) cells which normally cooperate to deposit a layer of basal lamina that defines the edges of individual testis cords

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: abnormal seminiferous cords ;   abnormal testis cords
Narrow Synonyms: defective testis cord formation ;   impaired testis cord differentiation ;   incomplete testis cord development
Definition Sources: MGI:anna

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