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Testis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Testis
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.444.849
A05.360.576.782
A06.300.312.782
Unique ID
D013737
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013737
Annotation
torsion = SPERMATIC CORD TORSION; inflammation = ORCHITIS; /‌abnorm: agenesis or dysgenesis: coord TESTIS /‌abnorm (IM) with GONADAL DYSGENESIS (IM); /‌cytol: consider also LEYDIG CELLS; /‌surg is probably ORCHIECTOMY; excision = ORCHIECTOMY
Scope Note
The male gonad containing two functional parts: the SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES for the production and transport of male germ cells (SPERMATOGENESIS) and the interstitial compartment containing LEYDIG CELLS that produce ANDROGENS.
Entry Term(s)
Testes
Testicles
See Also
Orchiectomy
Consider Also
consider also terms at ORCHI-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Testis Preferred
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