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Leydig cell

[lahy-dig] /ˈlaɪ dɪg/
noun, Anatomy
1.
any of the interstitial cells of the testes that produce androgens.
Also, Leydig's cell.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; named after F. von Leydig (1821-1908), German physiologist
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Leydig cell n.
See interstitial cell.

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