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Sex Differentiation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sex Differentiation
Tree Number(s)
G07.345.500.325.377.843
G07.345.750.500
G08.686.841.500
Unique ID
D012733
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012733
Annotation
note SEX DETERMINATION PROCESSES; SEX CHARACTERISTICS; SEX DISTRIBUTION; and SEX FACTORS are also available
Scope Note
The process in developing sex- or gender-specific tissue, organ, or function after SEX DETERMINATION PROCESSES have set the sex of the GONADS. Major areas of sex differentiation occur in the reproductive tract (GENITALIA) and the brain.
Entry Version
SEX DIFFER
Entry Term(s)
Differentiation, Sex
Sexual Differentiation
NLM Classification #
QS 640
Previous Indexing
Gonads/embryology (1966-1974)
See Also
Sex Determination Processes
Public MeSH Note
75
History Note
75
Date Established
1975/09/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Sex Differentiation Preferred
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