Term: seminiferous tubule germ line cell
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Name: seminiferous tubule
Synonyms: seminiferous tubules, sperm duct
Definition: Tubules formed by the seminiferous epithelium that contains spermatogenic cyst surrounded by somatic support cells, called Sertoli cells. The lumen of he seminiferous tubules connects to the sperm or efferent duct.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005879]
Name: germ line cell
Synonyms: germ line cells
Definition: A cell that is within the developmental lineage of gametes and is able to pass along its genetic material to offspring.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009016]