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Sex Characteristics

"Sex Characteristics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sex Characteristics" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sex Characteristics" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1319 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 79 publications in 2013
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