testis

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NAME:

  testis


DEFINITON:

  A gonad containing male germline stem cells which fuel sperm production. Testes are located dorsolaterally, and are excluded from the head. The neoblast compartment, including piwi-1+, nanos+ primordial germ cells, fuels formation of testes during juvenile development and regeneration.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  PMID:19022767


TERM CITATIONS:


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000208


ABOUT THIS TERM:

testis

  ↳is a gonad and material entity

  ↳contained in tail region, copulatory region, posterior region of the whole animal, parapharyngeal region, prepharyngeal region, dorsal region of the whole animal and anterior region of the whole animal


  → testis primordium develops into testis


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  → sperm produced by testis



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