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Septa Testis (Lateral Part; Right)
Urogenital System

Septa Testis (Lateral Part; Right)

Septula testis

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Structure/Morphology

The septa testis are connective tissue structures that span from the mediastinum testis to the tunica albuginea.

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Key Features/ Anatomical Relations

The testes are divided into a number of separate lobules. The fibrous tissue structures that separate these lobules are known as the septa testis.

Function

The septa testis divides the testis into discrete lobules. Each lobule contains one to four seminiferous tubules which are responsible for sperm production.

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The testis is a mass of seminiferous tubules, interstitial cells, and blood vessels encased in a connective tissue sheath.

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