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TesticleAka: Testes, Testis

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  1. See Also
    1. Male Genital Exam
    2. Testicular Self-Exam
  2. Development
    1. Gestation 7-8 weeks: Testis develops
    2. Gestation 10-11 weeks: Androgen secretion
      1. Leydig cells produce testosterone
      2. Wolffian duct (Mesonephric duct) differentiation
        1. Epididymis
        2. Vas deferense
        3. Seminal vessicles
    3. Gestation 32-36: Testis descends along gubernaculum

Testicular Diseases (C0039584)

Definition (MSH)Pathological processes of the TESTIS.
Definition (CSP)deviation from or interruption of the normal structure or function of the testis.
ConceptsDisease or Syndrome (T047)
MSHD013733
EnglishDisease of testis, Disorder of testis, DISORDER TESTICLE, Testes, TESTICULAR DIS, Testicular Disease, Testicular Diseases, Testicular disorder, Testicular Disorders, TESTIS DISORDER
Spanishenfermedad del testiculo, enfermedad testicular, trastorno de testiculo, trastorno del testiculo, trastorno testicular
Parent ConceptsGonadal Disorders (C0018050), Disorder of male reproductive system (C0236099), Endocrine system (C0014136), Genital Diseases, Male (C0017412), Testicular Diseases (C0039584), Testicular dysfunction (C0405581), Testicular finding (C0426322), Duplicate concept (C1274013)
SourcesCSP, CST, LNC, MEDLINEPLUS, MSH, MTH, NCI, NDFRT, SCTSPA, SNOMEDCT
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


Testis (C0039597)

Definition (MSH)The male gonad containing two functional parts: the SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES for the production and transport of male germ cells (SPERMATOGENESIS) and the interstitial compartment containing LEYDIG CELLS that produce ANDROGENS.
Definition (UWDA)Lobular organ the parenchyma of which consists of seminiferous tubules which communicate with the duct of the epididymis. Examples: There only two instances, right testis and left testis.
Definition (CSP)male gonad; either of the paired glands normally located in the scrotum; each testis is surround by an outer mesothelial layer and an inner white capsule and is composed of compartments which contain the seminiferous tubules where the spermatozoa are produced; specialized interstital Leydig cells secrete androgens.
Definition (NCI)(TES-tih-kuls) The two egg-shaped glands found inside the scrotum. They produce sperm and male hormones. Also called testes.
Definition (NCI)Either of the paired male reproductive glands that produce the male germ cells and the male hormones.
ConceptsBody Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSHD013737
EnglishMale gonad, Testes, Testicle, Testicle structure, Testicles, Testicular structure, Testis, Testis structure
Spanishestructura del testiculo, estructura testicular, gonada masculina, testiculo
Parent ConceptsMale internal genital organ (C0227923), Male Genital Organs (C0017422), Gonadal structure (C0018067), Body part (C0229962), Testis (C0039597), Scrotal and testis structures (C0574033), Lobular organ (C0927223)
SourcesAOD, CSP, HL7V2.5, LCH, LNC, MSH, MTH, NCI, SCTSPA, SNOMEDCT, UWDA
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)



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