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Descriptor English: Sexual Arousal
Descriptor Spanish: Excitación Sexual
Descriptor excitación sexual
Scope note: Excitación fisiológica provocada por contacto sexual o por otra estimulación erótica que da lugar a la transmisión de impulsos a través del sistema nervioso central. Los impulsos también desencadenan la liberación de hormonas sexuales, la dilatación de las arterias que irrigan las áreas genitales y la inhibición de los centros vasoconstrictores de los nervios lumbares.
Descriptor Portuguese: Excitação Sexual
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Arousal, Sexual
Sexual Excitement
Tree number(s): F02.830.104.518
G11.561.035.369
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000083942
Scope note: Physiological arousal elicited by sexual contact or by other erotic stimulation resulting in impulses being transmitted through the central nervous system.The impulses also trigger the release of sex hormones, dilation of the arteries supplying the genital areas, and inhibition of vasoconstrictor centers of the lumbar nerves.
Public MeSH Note: 2021
History Note: 2021
Related: Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological MeSH
DeCS ID: 59403
Unique ID: D000083942
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Date Established: 2021/01/01
Date of Entry: 2020/07/07
Revision Date: 2020/06/18
Sexual Arousal - Preferred
Concept UI M000679977
Scope note Physiological arousal elicited by sexual contact or by other erotic stimulation resulting in impulses being transmitted through the central nervous system.The impulses also trigger the release of sex hormones, dilation of the arteries supplying the genital areas, and inhibition of vasoconstrictor centers of the lumbar nerves.
Preferred term Sexual Arousal
Entry term(s) Arousal, Sexual
Sexual Excitement



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