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Testis, Germinal Epithelium - Degeneration - Gallery

Image of germinal epithelium degeneration in the testis from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Testis, Germinal epithelium - Degeneration in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Various degenerative changes are present in multiple seminiferous tubules.
Image of germinal epithelium degeneration in the testis from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Testis, Germinal epithelium - Degeneration in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. This figure shows disorganized arrangement of germ cells in seminiferous tubules.
Image of germinal epithelium degeneration in the testis from a male B6C3F1 mouse in a subchronic study
Testis, Germinal epithelium - Degeneration in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a subchronic study. Degeneration is characterized by disorganized arrangement of germ cells in seminiferous tubules, vacuolation, and the presence of multinucleated germ cells.
Image of germinal epithelium degeneration in the testis from a male B6C3F1 mouse in a subchronic study
Testis, Germinal epithelium - Degeneration in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a subchronic study. A normal spectrum of germ cells is absent in seminiferous tubules owing to germ cell depletion.
Image of germinal epithelium degeneration in the testis from a male BALB/c mouse in a 12-hour exposure study
Testis, Germinal epithelium - Degeneration in a male BALB/c mouse 12 hours after exposure. Germ-cell-specific degeneration affecting dividing spermatocytes in a stage XII seminiferous tubule.
Image of germinal epithelium degeneration in the testis from a male BALB/c mouse in a 12-hour exposure study
Testis, Germinal epithelium - Degeneration in a male BALB/c mouse 12 hours after exposure. Germ-cell-specific degeneration of pachytene spermatocytes in a stage X tubule (asterisk).