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Epididymis of the Boar
Description:This micrograph of the epididymis from a boar shows a single crossectional profile of this organ which is actually a long tube of several meters in length. The luemn is open and even in outline.Clusters of sperms are present in the center of the lumen. The epithelium is pseudostratified stereociliated columnar with basal cells. Smooth muscles cells and connective tissues make up the rest of the wall. Sperms are stored in the epididymis and they mature as they move through this long tube. Original mag. 50x H&E Epididymis. Male Reproductive System. Boar.