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Testis, Seminiferous Tubule - Giant Cells - Gallery

Image of seminiferous tubule giant cells in the testis from a male B6C3F1 mouse in a subchronic study
Testis, Seminiferous tubule - Giant cells in a male B6C3F1 mouse from a subchronic study. These cells are associated with germ cell degeneration.
Image of seminiferous tubule giant cells in the testis from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Testis, Seminiferous tubule - Giant cells in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. These cells are associated with germ cell degeneration.
Image of seminiferous tubule giant cells in the testis from a male Harlan Sprague-Dawley rat
Testis, Seminiferous tubule - Giant cells in a male Harlan Sprague-Dawley rat. These cells represent spermatocytes that have coalesced into individual syncytial cells. (Photograph courtesy of Dr. D. Creasy.)
Image of seminiferous tubule giant cells in the testis from a male Harlan Sprague-Dawley rat
Testis, Seminiferous tubule - Giant cells in a male Harlan Sprague-Dawley rat. A multinucleated giant cell (arrow) formed by fusion of round spermatids. (Photograph courtesy of Dr. D. Creasy.)
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