sertoli cell-only syndrome

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Sertoli cell-only syndrome n.
Congenital absence of germinal epithelium from the seminiferous tubules, which contain only Sertoli cells, resulting in sterility due to the absence of living sperm cells in the semen. Also called Del Castillo syndrome.

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