Endocrinology of Male Infertility

  • F. C. W. Wu


The endocrine and exocrine functions of the testis are inextricably linked anatomically and functionally. Thus for male gametogenesis to proceed normally in the seminiferous tubules, Leydig cells and Sertoli cells, the main targets for hormone action in the testis, must receive the physiological signals generated by an intact endocrine testicular axis. It can therefore be inferred that spermatogenesis is a process that requires complex interactions between different somatic and germ cells within the testis.


Sertoli Cell Leydig Cell Seminiferous Tubule Male Infertility Seminiferous Epithelium 
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