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Descriptor English: Sex Differentiation
Descriptor Spanish: Diferenciación Sexual
Descriptor diferenciación sexual
Scope note: Proceso en el desarrollo de tejido específico de sexo o de género, órgano o función después de que los PROCESOS DE DETERMINACIÓN SEXUAL hayan fijado el sexo de las GÓNADAS. Las principales áreas de la diferenciación sexual se producen en el tracto reproductivo (GENITALES) y en el cerebro.
Descriptor Portuguese: Diferenciação Sexual
Descriptor French: Différenciation sexuelle
Entry term(s): Differentiation, Sex
Differentiation, Sexual
Sexual Differentiation
Tree number(s): G07.345.500.325.377.843
G07.345.750.500
G08.686.841.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012733
Scope note: The process in developing sex- or gender-specific tissue, organ, or function after SEX DETERMINATION PROCESSES have set the sex of the GONADS. Major areas of sex differentiation occur in the reproductive tract (GENITALIA) and the brain.
Annotation: note SEX DETERMINATION PROCESSES; SEX CHARACTERISTICS; SEX DISTRIBUTION; and SEX FACTORS are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Gonads/embryology (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
History Note: 75
Entry Version: SEX DIFFER
Related: Sex Determination Processes MeSH
DeCS ID: 13113
Unique ID: D012733
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Sex Differentiation - Preferred
Concept UI M0019734
Scope note The process in developing sex- or gender-specific tissue, organ, or function after SEX DETERMINATION PROCESSES have set the sex of the GONADS. Major areas of sex differentiation occur in the reproductive tract (GENITALIA) and the brain.
Preferred term Sex Differentiation
Entry term(s) Differentiation, Sex
Differentiation, Sexual
Sexual Differentiation



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