Reproductive Physiology

Animal Science 4314

Boar Testis

cross section of boar testie

Tissue: Testis (Boar)

Function: Sperm production and testosterone production

Key structures:

a) Seminiferous tubules

b) Developing spermatozoa within the seminiferous tubules

c) Leydig/Interstitial cells (produce testosterone)

d) Supporting connective tissue

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