Search
Descriptor in English: Sex Differentiation
Descriptor in Spanish: Diferenciación Sexual
Descriptor in Portuguese: Diferenciação Sexual
Descriptor in 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
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
History Note: 75
See also the descriptors: Sex Determination Processes MeSH
DeCS UI: 13113
Descriptor UI: D012733
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



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey