Tufts OpenCourseware
Search
PREV : Leydig cells in the testis of a boar. NEXT : Bulbourethral Gland of a Boar
Higher Magnification of Leydig Cells in the Testis of a Boar
Description:The Leydig cells are involved in the production of the male steroids. They have eosinophilic cytoplasm with lipid droplets. Between the cells are blood vessels with nucleated red blood cells. Lymphatics are also present but may not be apparent in this micrograph. Original mag. 132x H&E Leydig cells. Testis. Male Reproductive System. Boar.