Rete testis

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Rete testis
Schematic drawing of testicle and epididymis
Illu testis schematic.jpg
1: Testicular septa
2: Convoluted seminiferous tubules
3: Testicular lobules
4: Straight seminiferous tubules
5: Efferent ductules
6: Rete testis
Gray's subject #258 1244
Precursor Wolffian duct
MeSH Rete+Testis

Rete testis is a network of small tubules found in the part of the testicle that carries sperm. They can sometimes get cysts.

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The rete testis have concentrated sperm and fluid in them, and they help the epididymis to absorb this fluid. If the fluid is not absorbed, the person can be infertile.

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