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Descriptor English: Sexual Development
Descriptor Spanish: Desarrollo Sexual
Descriptor Portuguese: Desenvolvimento Sexual
Descriptor French: Développement sexuel
Entry term(s): Development, Sex
Development, Sexual
Sex Development
Tree number(s): G07.345.750
G08.686.841
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046468
Scope note: The processes of anatomical and physiological changes related to sexual or reproductive functions during the life span of a human or an animal, from FERTILIZATION to DEATH. These include SEX DETERMINATION PROCESSES; SEX DIFFERENTIATION; SEXUAL MATURATION; and changes during AGING.
Annotation: human and animal
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 2005
History Note: 2005
DeCS ID: 38865
Unique ID: D046468
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Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Sexual Development - Preferred
Concept UI M0454457
Scope note The processes of anatomical and physiological changes related to sexual or reproductive functions during the life span of a human or an animal, from FERTILIZATION to DEATH. These include SEX DETERMINATION PROCESSES; SEX DIFFERENTIATION; SEXUAL MATURATION; and changes during AGING.
Preferred term Sexual Development
Entry term(s) Development, Sex
Development, Sexual
Sex Development



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