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Septa Testis (Lateral Part; Right)
Urogenital System

Septa Testis (Lateral Part; Right)

Septula testis

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

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


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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Testis is the male gonad containing two functional parts: the seminiferous tubules for the production and transport of male germ cells (spermatogenesis) and the interstitial compartment containing Leydig cells that produce androgens.

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