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Seminiferous

seminiferous

(Science: biology) seed-bearing; producing seed; pertaining to, or connected with, the formation of semen; as, seminiferous cells or vesicles.

Origin: L. Semen, semenis, seed -ferous.


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Re: mutations and dependencies

... mutation without passing on all of its harmful mutations. On top of that, natural selection is also occurring within our bodies. Within the seminiferous tubules, severely defective cells may simply die off before they can divide (pass on their mutations). Thus the worst mutations will have ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:50 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
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Seminiferous tubules

Imagine a pipe, it is one seminiferous tubule. If you cut it transversally, you will get circular shape like ring shape. if you cut it longitudinally, you will get another shape, if you cut it diagonally, you will get another shape, etc. ...

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by DoctorStein
Fri May 30, 2008 11:19 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Seminiferous tubules
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Seminiferous tubules

That makes not a lot of sense. Do you mean cross section diagram from a book or a real image of a seminiferous tubule?

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by daniel.kurz
Tue May 20, 2008 9:22 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Seminiferous tubules
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Seminiferous tubules

Seminiferous tubules in human testes are circular in cross section but appear in variety of different shapes... WHY?

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by ay2k
Tue May 20, 2008 7:58 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Seminiferous tubules
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