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Descriptor in English: Sex Factors
Descriptor in Spanish: Factores Sexuales
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fatores Sexuais
Descriptor in French: Facteurs sexuels
Entry term(s): Factor, Sex
Factors, Sex
Sex Factor
Tree number(s): N05.715.350.675
N06.850.490.875
SP2.021.037.020.040
SP2.036.010.014
Scope note: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Annotation: usually NIM; human & animal; do not confuse with SEX DISTRIBUTION or SEX CHARACTERISTICS
History Note: 68
DeCS UI: 27830
Descriptor UI: D012737
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/01/19
Sex Factors - Preferred
Concept UI M0019742
Scope note Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Preferred term Sex Factors
Entry term(s) Factor, Sex
Factors, Sex
Sex Factor



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