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Puberty, Precocious MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Puberty, Precocious
Tree Number(s)
C19.391.693
Unique ID
D011629
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011629
Annotation
human only
Scope Note
Development of SEXUAL MATURATION in boys and girls at a chronological age that is 2.5 standard deviations below the mean age at onset of PUBERTY in the population. This early maturation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis results in sexual precocity, elevated serum levels of GONADOTROPINS and GONADAL STEROID HORMONES such as ESTRADIOL and TESTOSTERONE.
Entry Term(s)
Familial Precocious Puberty
Idiopathic Sexual Precocity
Precocious Puberty
Precocious Puberty, Central
Precocious Puberty, Male Limited
Precocious Puberty, Male-Limited
Pubertas Praecox
Sexual Precocity
Testotoxicosis
NLM Classification #
WS 450
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/02/28
Puberty, Precocious Preferred
Precocious Puberty, Central Narrower
Sexual Precocity Narrower
Precocious Puberty, Male-Limited Narrower
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