germinal epithelium



germinal epithelium defined in 1951 year

germinal epithelium - germinal epithelium;
germinal epithelium - Ephithelium lining seminiferous tubules of vertebrate testis, from which during sexual maturity arise the spermatogonia and the Sertoli cells that presumably nourish the developing sperm; applied also to epithelium covering coelomic surface of vertebrate ovary, which probably forms follicle cells, though it is now doubtful whether it forms oogonia throughout sexual maturity.

near germinal epithelium in Knolik


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germinal vesicle

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