germinal cell

ger·mi·nal cell

a cell from which other cells proliferate.

ger·mi·nal cell

(jĕr'mi-năl sel)
A cell from which other cells proliferate.
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It was calculated as the diameter of germinal cell layer divided by the width of the seminiferous tubule [15].
Key words: seminoma, metastasis, germinal cell, electron microscopy, avian, cockatiel, Nymphicus hollandicus
Lesions Groups Control LC EA CP CP + LC CP + EA Atrophy in seminiferous - - - + - - tubules Degeneration in germinal - - - + - - cells Desquamation in germinal - - - + - - cells Reduction in germinal cell - - - + - + counts Disorganisation in germinal - - - + - - cells Interstitial oedema and - - - + - - capillary congestion
The HCG hormone test is an accepted tumor marker for germinal cell tumors.
Eight primary germinal cell tumors of the ovary were studied.
The Sertoli cell, considered as a nurse cell for the germinal cells, elaborates a protein binder of androgens (ABP) that would be a facilitator to transfer testosterone to a receiving germinal cell.
These radiations also deplete alkaline phosphatase which plays an important role in transport of material from sertoli cells to germinal cells and in the differentiation and proliferation of the germinal epithelium.
Adipose tissue- derived mesenchymal stem cells repair germinal cells of seminiferous tubules of busulfan-induced azoospermic rats.
Oyster gonads showed follicles in intermediate maturation stages, with the presence of both male and female germinal cells in the same follicles but at different stages of maturation.
The origin of teratoma is the pluripo-tent germ cells and contain well - differentiated tissues of at least two of germinal cells layers (ectoderm, me-soderm and endoderm).