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Descriptor in English: Sexuality
Descriptor in Spanish: Sexualidad
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sexualidade
Descriptor in French: Sexualité
Tree number(s): F01.145.802.975
G08.686.867
SP2.006.087.091.010
SP3.001.005.040.010
Scope note: The sexual functions, activities, attitudes, and orientations of an individual. Sexuality, male or female, becomes evident at PUBERTY under the influence of gonadal steroids (TESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL), and social effects.
Annotation: human only
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
PH physiology
PX psychology
RE radiation effects
SN statistics & numerical data
History Note: 1997; use SEX BEHAVIOR 1978-1996
See also the descriptors: Psychosexual Development MeSH
DeCS UI: 33139
Descriptor UI: D019529
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/13
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Sexuality - Preferred
Concept UI M0029015
Scope note The sexual functions, activities, attitudes, and orientations of an individual. Sexuality, male or female, becomes evident at PUBERTY under the influence of gonadal steroids (TESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL), and social effects.
Preferred term Sexuality



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