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Leydig cell

or Ley·dig's cell

noun Anatomy.
  1. any of the interstitial cells of the testes that produce androgens.
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Origin of Leydig cell

1900–05; named after F. von Leydig (1821–1908), German physiologist
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leydig cell in Medicine

Leydig cell

  1. interstitial cell
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