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Melissa Hines

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195188363

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188363.001.1

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Is It a Girl or Is It a Boy?

Is It a Girl or Is It a Boy?

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Brain Gender

Melissa Hines

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the processes that are involved in physical sexual differentiation. Topics covered include mechanisms of sexual differentiation, how hormones control sexual development, human sexual development, and the causes of intersex syndromes.

Keywords:   sexual differentiation, physical processes, hormones, sexual development, intersex syndromes

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