"Blood-Testis Barrier" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A specialized barrier, in the TESTIS, between the interstitial BLOOD compartment and the adluminal compartment of the SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES. The barrier is formed by layers of cells from the VASCULAR ENDOTHELIUM of the capillary BLOOD VESSELS, to the SEMINIFEROUS EPITHELIUM of the seminiferous tubules. TIGHT JUNCTIONS form between adjacent SERTOLI CELLS, as well as between the ENDOTHELIAL CELLS.
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- Barrier, Blood-Testis
- Barriers, Blood-Testis
- Blood Testis Barrier
- Blood-Testis Barriers
- Testis-Blood Barrier
- Barrier, Testis-Blood
- Barriers, Testis-Blood
- Testis Blood Barrier
- Testis-Blood Barriers
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