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Tubule length and Leydig cell volume in the normal bull testis
  1. B Lennox and
  2. DN Logue


Data are presented on the size, Leydig cell content and seminiferous tubule dimensions of the normal bull testis. A method of estimating total tubule length, requiring only the measurement of testis volume and the number of tubule cross-sections in a unit area is described, and its applicability to the bull established. The average bull testis contains about 5.2 km of tubules.

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