seminiferous tubule(redirected from convoluted seminiferous tubule)
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Related to convoluted seminiferous tubule: seminiferous tubule dysgenesis
One of two or three twisted, curved tubules in each lobule of the testis in which spermatozoa develop.
sem·i·nif·er·ous tu·bule(sem'i-nif'ĕr-ŭs tū'byūl)
One of the very small channels of the testes in which spermatozoa develop and through which they leave the testes. These tubules may be either straight or convoluted.
See also: tubule
producing or carrying semen.
develop as hollow tubes in the testis after birth, from solid gonadal cores.