Germinal epithelium (male)
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The germinal epithelium is the innermost layer of the testicle.
Germinal epithelium is also known as the wall of the seminiferous tubule within the testes. The cells in the epithelium are connected via tight junctions.
- 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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