ISSN: 1813-0410

Keywords : Leydig cells

Effect of 2,4-D pesticide on the histological structure of the testes in Albino mice (Mus musculus)

journal of kerbala university, Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 67-73

The results obtained from this study showed that all animals of two experiment groups that treated with 2, 4-D pesticide indicated a change in the thickness of seminiferous tubule wall of the testes and contraction in them where its appearance became irregularly and crooked as well as observed atrophy in some seminiferous tubule and depletion of some germ cells and collected in the cavity of the seminiferous tubule. Also an increase in the area between Sertoli cells was observed.