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sexual differentiation

See Hermaphroditism, hirsutism, Müllerian ducts, Precocious puberty, Pseudoprecocious puberty, Tanner staging, Testis-determining factor, Virilization, Wolffian ducts, XXX, XXY, XXXY, XYY syndromes, Y Chromosome.
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For example, researchers have studied physical characteristics (e.g., birth weight), demographics (e.g., birth order), psychological traits (e.g., cognitive tests), and behavioural traits (e.g., hand preference) as biomarkers because they are thought to be influenced by genes, prenatal hormones, and/or immune-mediated mechanisms involved in early brain sexual differentiation. Various past studies of adult sexual orientation or child, adolescent, or adult gender variance have received support as models using a variety of biomarkers/proxies for sexually differentiated processes (Kishida & Rahman, 2015; Swift-Gallant, Coome, Monks, & VanderLaan, 2017, 2018).
So far, IAG has been shown to be a key regulator of reproductive processes such as sexual differentiation, spermatogenesis, and sexual shifts in crustaceans.
The plasticizer diethylhexyl phthalate induces malformations by decreasing fetal testosterone synthesis during sexual differentiation in the male rat.
Gender assignment and hormonal treatment for disorders of sexual differentiation. Pediatric Surgery International, 24, 1131-1135.
Masculinization of genetic female Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) by dietary administration of an aromatase inhibitor during sexual differentiation. J.
The fungicide procymidone alter sexual differentiation of the male rat by acting as an androgen-receptor antagonist in vivo and in vitro.
Imperato-McGinley, "Fetalhormones and sexual differentiation," Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America, vol.
Summary: Plato's Symposium posits a different source for human sexual drives as well as sexual differentiation. It states that such desire stems from the fact that, in the beginning, humans beings were each as large as two are now, as round as tree trunks, with two heads and two sets of everything else: some with two sets of male members, some with two sets of female parts, others with one of each.
The book begins with a description of sexual determination and sexual differentiation that clearly defines these terms for the reader.
They cover normal genitalia and examining techniques, sonography, developmental abnormalities, abnormalities in sexual differentiation, puberty, vulvovaginal disorders, hyperandrogenism, polycystic ovary syndrome, menstrual dysfunction, pelvic pain, tumors, sexuality and pregnancy, immunization, sexual abuse, genital trauma, endoscopy, and pediatric and adolescent gynecology as a subspecialty in the Philippines.