Apr 6, 2014
335 Views
0 0

INTERSTITIAL CELLS

Written by

Also called Leydig cells, these cells are scattered between the SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES of the testis (see TESTICLE). LUTEINISING HORMONE from the anterior PITUITARY GLAND stimulates the interstitial cells to produce androgens, or male hormones.

Article Categories:
Medical Dictionary

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *