Unformatted text preview: sperm, and sustentacular cells (Sertoli cells), which support the developing sperm. The coiled seminiferous tubules inside each lobule unite to form a straight tube, the tubulus rectus. • The rete testis is a network of tubes formed by the merging of the tubules recti from each lobule. • The efferent ducts transport sperm out of the testis (from the rete testis) to the epididymis. • Interstitial cells surrounding the seminiferous tubules secrete testosterone and other androgen hormones....
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- seminiferous tubules, rete testis, coiled seminiferous tubules