seminiferous tubule

seminiferous tubule

noun Anatomy.
any of the coiled tubules of the testis in which spermatozoa are produced.

Origin:
1855–60

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seminiferous tubule n.
One of two or three twisted curved tubules in each lobule of the testis in which spermatogenesis occurs.

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