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Sex Characteristics

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.

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Tree Number(s): G08.686.815

MeSH Unique ID: D012727

Entry Terms:

  • Characteristic, Sex
  • Sex Characteristic
  • Gender Dimorphism
  • Dimorphism, Gender
  • Gender Dimorphisms
  • Sexual Dimorphism
  • Dimorphism, Sexual
  • Sexual Dimorphisms
  • Sex Differences
  • Difference, Sex
  • Sex Difference
  • Sex Dimorphism
  • Dimorphism, Sex
  • Sex Dimorphisms
  • Gender Characteristics
  • Characteristic, Gender
  • Gender Characteristic
  • Gender Differences
  • Gender Difference
  • Sexual Dichromatism
  • Dichromatism, Sexual
  • Dichromatisms, Sexual
  • Sexual Dichromatisms

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