Leydig cell

noun

Ley·​dig cell ˈlī-dig- How to pronounce Leydig cell (audio)
variants also Leydig's cell
: a cell of interstitial tissue of the testis that is usually considered the chief source of testicular androgens and especially testosterone

called also cell of Leydig, interstitial cell of Leydig

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“Leydig cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Leydig%20cell. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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