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  1. Sertoli cell, Sertoli's cell(noun)

    elongated cells found in the seminiferous tubules of the testis; apparently they nourish the spermatids

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  1. Sertoli cell(Noun)

    A kind of sustentacular cell which serves as a "nurse" cell of the testes and which is part of a seminiferous tubule.

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  1. Sertoli cell

    A Sertoli cell is a 'nurse' cell of the testes that is part of a seminiferous tubule. It is activated by follicle-stimulating hormone and has FSH-receptor on its membranes. It is specifically located in the convoluted seminiferous tubules.

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