Definitions for "LEYDIG"
The leydig gland is a small (pea-sized) gland in the urogenital system. Discovered in 1892 by anatomist Franz Leydig, this gland was regarded by Edgar Cayce to be the "seat of the soul" in the human body. In 1850, Franz Leydig also discovered the cells of leydig, which are now recognized as producers of testosterone in the gonads. Medical science has not yet rediscovered the leydig gland.