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hilus cell

[ hīləs ]

n.

A cell in the hilum of the ovary that produces androgens and thus is functionally analogous to an interstitial cell.

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Nearby words

hilton, hilton's law, hilton's white line, hilum, hilus, hilus cell, hilversum, him, himachal pradesh, himalaya, himalayan
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