Original descriptions of the relationship between epididymal function and sperm morphology
50 Years Ago Today
Volume 108, Issue 1, Pages 45–46
Martin Kathrins, M.D.
Roussel JD, Stallcup OT, Austin CR. Selective phagocytosis of spermatozoa in the epididymis of bulls, rabits, and monkeys. Fertil Steril 1967;18(4):509-16.
“Examination of histologic sections of epididymes revealed the presence of many macrophages in the lumen of all regions, and it was often possible to discern parts of engulfed spermatozoa within the macrophages.”