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Leydig cell tumor

Pronunciation: li'dig

Definition: a testicular and, less commonly, ovarian neoplasm composed of Leydig cells, usually benign but may be malignant; may secrete androgens or estrogens.

Synonym(s): interstitial cell tumor of testis

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