Definitions for "Sertoli cell"
Supporting cell of the mammalian testis that surrounds and nourishes developing sperm cells.
Cells in the testis lining the testicular tubules that nurture the developing sperm cells; responsible in fetal life for the production of anti-Mullerian hormone, which stops the male fetus from developing fallopian tubes, a uterus and a vagina. A source of estradiol in men.
elongated cells found in the seminiferous tubules of the testis; apparently they nourish the spermatids