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Sex Characteristics MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sex Characteristics
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.815
Unique ID
D012727
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012727
Annotation
note SEX DETERMINATION PROCESSES; SEX DIFFERENTIATION; SEX DISTRIBUTION; and SEX FACTORS are also available
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.
Entry Term(s)
Gender Characteristics
Gender Differences
Gender Dimorphism
Sex Differences
Sex Dimorphism
Sexual Dichromatism
Sexual Dimorphism
See Also
Sex
Sexual Selection
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/01/16

No Qualifiers
Sex Characteristics Preferred
Sexual Dichromatism Narrower
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