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Leydig Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Leydig Cells
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.444.849.513
A06.300.312.782.513
A11.382.906
A11.436.513
Unique ID
D007985
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007985
Annotation
do not confuse X ref interstitial cells here with interstitial cells of connective tissue ( = CONNECTIVE TISSUE CELLS)
Scope Note
Steroid-producing cells in the interstitial tissue of the TESTIS. They are under the regulation of PITUITARY HORMONES; LUTEINIZING HORMONE; or interstitial cell-stimulating hormone. TESTOSTERONE is the major androgen (ANDROGENS) produced.
Entry Term(s)
Interstitial Cells, Testicular
Leydig Cell
Testicular Interstitial Cell
Testicular Interstitial Cells
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Leydig Cells Preferred
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