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Descriptor English: Sex Determination Processes
Descriptor Spanish: Procesos de Determinación del Sexo
Descriptor Portuguese: Processos de Determinação Sexual
Descriptor French: Processus de détermination du sexe
Entry term(s): Determination Process, Sex
Determination Processes, Sex
Genetics, Sex Determination
Process, Sex Determination
Processes, Sex Determination
Protandry
Protogyny
Sex Determination Genetic Processes
Sex Determination Genetics
Sex Determination Process
Tree number(s): G05.813
G07.345.500.325.377.812
G07.345.750.437
G08.686.841.437
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019849
Scope note: The mechanisms by which the SEX of an individual's GONADS are fixed.
Annotation: do not confuse with SEX DETERMINATION ANALYSIS which is validation of sex by examination of gonads or genetic tests; natural sex reversal processes go here (note entry terms PROTANDRY and PROTOGYNY); HERMAPHRODITIC ORGANISMS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Sex Determination (Analysis) (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 2011; see SEX DETERMINATION (GENETICS) 1998-2010
History Note: 2011 (1998)
Related: Genes, sry MeSH
Sex Differentiation MeSH
Sex Preselection MeSH
DeCS ID: 33613
Unique ID: D019849
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Sex Determination Processes - Preferred
Concept UI M0029459
Scope note The mechanisms by which the SEX of an individual's GONADS are fixed.
Preferred term Sex Determination Processes
Entry term(s) Determination Process, Sex
Determination Processes, Sex
Genetics, Sex Determination
Process, Sex Determination
Processes, Sex Determination
Sex Determination Genetic Processes
Sex Determination Genetics
Sex Determination Process
Protandry - Narrower
Concept UI M0547125
Scope note Physiological mechanisms where by a male individual changes to a female during its normal life cycle course.
Preferred term Protandry
Protogyny - Narrower
Concept UI M0547126
Scope note Physiological mechanisms where by a female individual changes to a male during its normal life cycle course.
Preferred term Protogyny



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