seminiferous tubule


seminiferous tubule

noun

Definition of SEMINIFEROUS TUBULE

:  any of the coiled threadlike tubules that make up the bulk of the testis and are lined with a layer of epithelial cells from which the spermatozoa are produced

First Known Use of SEMINIFEROUS TUBULE

1860

seminiferous tubule

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SEMINIFEROUS TUBULE

: any of the coiled threadlike tubules that make up the bulk of the testis and are lined with a layer of epithelial cells from which the spermatozoa are produced

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