Testis morphometry, seminiferous epithelium cycle length, and daily sperm production in domestic cats (Felis catus).

@article{Frana2003TestisMS,
  title={Testis morphometry, seminiferous epithelium cycle length, and daily sperm production in domestic cats (Felis catus).},
  author={Luiz Renato de França and Christiane L Godinho},
  journal={Biology of reproduction},
  year={2003},
  volume={68 5},
  pages={1554-61}
}
There is very little information regarding the testis structure and function in domestic cats, mainly data related to the cycle of seminiferous epithelium and sperm production. The testis weight in cats investigated in the present study was 1.2 g. Compared with most mammalian species investigated, the value of 0.08% found for testes mass related to the body mass (gonadosomatic index) in cats is very low. The tunica albuginea volume density (%) in these animals was relatively high and comprised… CONTINUE READING

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