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Sexual Arousal MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Sexual Arousal
Tree Number(s)
F02.830.104.518
G11.561.035.369
Unique ID
D000083942
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Arousal, Sexual
Sexual Excitement
See Also
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological
Public MeSH Note
2021
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2020/11/09

No Qualifiers
Sexual Arousal Preferred
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