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seminiferous tubule

noun, Anatomy.
any of the coiled tubules of the testis in which spermatozoa are produced.
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First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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seminiferous tubule in Medicine

seminiferous tubule n.
One of two or three twisted curved tubules in each lobule of the testis in which spermatogenesis occurs.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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