Germinal epithelium (male)
|Germinal epithelium (male)|
|Germinal epithelium of the testicle. 1 basal lamina, 2 spermatogonia, 3 spermatocyte 1st order, 4 spermatocyte 2nd order, 5 spermatid, 6 mature spermatid, 7 Sertoli cell, 8 tight junction (blood testis barrier)|
The germinal epithelium is the outermost layer of the testicle.
- Histology image: 17803loa – Histology Learning System at Boston University - "Male Reproductive System: testis, germinal epithelium"
- Anatomy Atlases - Microscopic Anatomy, plate 02.21 - "Stratified Germinal Epithelium"
- Swiss embryology (from UL, UB, and UF) cgametogen/spermato02
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