Normal Morphology of the Human Testis and Epididymis

  • Davor Ježek
  • Viviana Kozina
  • Andreja Vukasović


The aim of this chapter is to present the histologic architecture of the human testis and epididymis to clinicians who deal with spermatozoa (micro)surgical retrieval procedures, such as testicular sperm aspiration (TESA), testicular sperm extraction (TESE), percutaneous sperm aspiration (PESA), microsurgical epididymal aspiration (MESA), and similar techniques.


Seminiferous Tubule Rete Testis Human Testis Spermatogenic Cell Seminiferous Epithelium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Davor Ježek
    • 1
  • Viviana Kozina
    • 1
  • Andreja Vukasović
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Histology and Embryology, School of MedicineUniversity of ZagrebZagrebCroatia

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