Term Information [More information on development of secondary sexual characteristics]

Accession
GO:0045136
Name
development of secondary sexual characteristics
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
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Definition
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the secondary sexual characteristics over time, from their formation to the mature structures. In humans, these include growth of axillary, chest, and pubic hair, voice changes, testicular/penile enlargement, breast development and menstrual periods. Development occurs in response to sex hormone secretion. Source: GOC:ai
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History
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Ancestors of development of secondary sexual characteristics (GO:0045136)
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development of secondary sexual characteristics [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
development of secondary sexual characteristics [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) reproduction (GO:0000003)
development of secondary sexual characteristics [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) developmental process (GO:0032502)
development of secondary sexual characteristics [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) reproductive process (GO:0022414)
development of secondary sexual characteristics [is_a relation] is_a  developmental process involved in reproduction (GO:0003006)
Children of development of secondary sexual characteristics (GO:0045136)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
development of secondary female sexual characteristics (GO:0046543) [is_a relation] is_a  development of secondary sexual characteristics
development of secondary male sexual characteristics (GO:0046544) [is_a relation] is_a  development of secondary sexual characteristics
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