[The normal testis: structure, function and recent endocrinologic advances].

Abstract

The embryology, the anatomy and the histology of the testis are briefly described. Then, the endocrinology of the organ is explained. Under the influence of pituitary LH, Leydig cells synthetize and release steroids that are principally testosterone. These act on the hypothalamo-pituitary axis, on the peripheral target organs and directly on the testis so… (More)

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@article{Demoulin1984TheNT, title={[The normal testis: structure, function and recent endocrinologic advances].}, author={A S Demoulin and R. Lambotte and Professor P. Franchimont}, journal={Journal de gynecologie, obstetrique et biologie de la reproduction}, year={1984}, volume={13 1}, pages={3-12} }