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Descriptor English: Sex Characteristics
Descriptor Spanish: Caracteres Sexuales
Descriptor Portuguese: Caracteres Sexuais
Descriptor French: Caractères sexuels
Entry term(s): Characteristic, Gender
Characteristic, Sex
Characteristics, Sex
Dichromatism, Sexual
Dichromatisms, Sexual
Difference, Sex
Differences, Sex
Dimorphism, Gender
Dimorphism, Sex
Dimorphism, Sexual
Dimorphisms, Sex
Dimorphisms, Sexual
Gender Characteristic
Gender Characteristics
Gender Difference
Gender Differences
Gender Dimorphism
Gender Dimorphisms
Sex Characteristic
Sex Difference
Sex Differences
Sex Dimorphism
Sex Dimorphisms
Sexual Dichromatism
Sexual Dichromatisms
Sexual Dimorphism
Sexual Dimorphisms
Tree number(s): G08.686.815
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012727
Scope note: Those characteristics that distinguish one SEX from the other. The primary sex characteristics are the OVARIES and TESTES and their related hormones. Secondary sex characteristics are those which are masculine or feminine but not directly related to reproduction.
Annotation: note SEX DETERMINATION PROCESSES; SEX DIFFERENTIATION; SEX DISTRIBUTION; and SEX FACTORS are also available
Related: Sex MeSH
Sexual Selection MeSH
DeCS ID: 29557
Unique ID: D012727
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/01/16
Sex Characteristics - Preferred
Concept UI M0019727
Scope note Those characteristics that distinguish one SEX from the other. The primary sex characteristics are the OVARIES and TESTES and their related hormones. Secondary sex characteristics are those which are masculine or feminine but not directly related to reproduction.
Preferred term Sex Characteristics
Entry term(s) Characteristic, Gender
Characteristic, Sex
Characteristics, Sex
Difference, Sex
Differences, Sex
Dimorphism, Gender
Dimorphism, Sex
Dimorphism, Sexual
Dimorphisms, Sex
Dimorphisms, Sexual
Gender Characteristic
Gender Characteristics
Gender Difference
Gender Differences
Gender Dimorphism
Gender Dimorphisms
Sex Characteristic
Sex Difference
Sex Differences
Sex Dimorphism
Sex Dimorphisms
Sexual Dimorphism
Sexual Dimorphisms
Sexual Dichromatism - Narrower
Concept UI M000677389
Preferred term Sexual Dichromatism
Entry term(s) Dichromatism, Sexual
Dichromatisms, Sexual
Sexual Dichromatisms



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