Sertoli cell

noun
Ser·​to·​li cell | \ ˌsər-ˈtō-lē- How to pronounce Sertoli cell (audio) \

Definition of Sertoli cell

: one of the elongated striated cells lining the seminiferous tubules that support and apparently nourish the spermatids

First Known Use of Sertoli cell

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sertoli cell

Enrico Sertoli †1910 Italian histologist

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Sertoli cell

noun
Ser·​to·​li cell | \ ˈsert-ə-lē- How to pronounce Sertoli cell (audio) , ser-ˈtō-lē- How to pronounce Sertoli cell (audio) \
variants: also Sertoli's cell \ -​lēz-​ How to pronounce Sertoli's cell (audio) \

Medical Definition of Sertoli cell

: any of the elongated striated cells in the seminiferous tubules of the testis to which the spermatids become attached and from which they apparently derive nourishment

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