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Descriptor English: Sex
Descriptor Spanish: Sexo
Descriptor Portuguese: Sexo
Descriptor French: Sexe
Entry term(s): Genotypic Sex
Phenotypic Sex
Sex, Genotypic
Sex, Phenotypic
Tree number(s): G08.686.810
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012723
Scope note: The totality of characteristics of reproductive structure, functions, PHENOTYPE, and GENOTYPE, differentiating the MALE from the FEMALE organism.
Annotation: differentiate from SEX FACTORS, largely statist in concept; sex therapy: coord PSYCHOTHERAPY (IM) + SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION, PHYSIOLOGICAL /ther or PSYCHOSEXUAL DYSFUNCTIONS /ther or their indentions /ther (IM)
Entry Combination: education:Sex Education
Related: Libido MeSH
Psychosexual Development MeSH
Religion and Sex MeSH
Sex Characteristics MeSH
Sex Determination Analysis MeSH
Sexual Behavior MeSH
DeCS ID: 13104
Unique ID: D012723
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/28
Sex - Preferred
Concept UI M0019710
Scope note The totality of characteristics of reproductive structure, functions, PHENOTYPE, and GENOTYPE, differentiating the MALE from the FEMALE organism.
Preferred term Sex
Phenotypic Sex - Narrower
Concept UI M0446359
Preferred term Phenotypic Sex
Entry term(s) Sex, Phenotypic
Genotypic Sex - Narrower
Concept UI M0446358
Preferred term Genotypic Sex
Entry term(s) Sex, Genotypic



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