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Sex Factors

Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.

Year introduced: 1968

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Tree Number(s): N05.715.350.675, N06.850.490.875

MeSH Unique ID: D012737

Entry Terms:

  • Factor, Sex
  • Factors, Sex
  • Sex Factor

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