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Term:
development of secondary male sexual characteristics (GO:0046544)
Annotations: Rat: (3) Mouse: (3) Human: (3) Chinchilla: (3) Bonobo: (3) Dog: (3) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (3)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
development of primary male sexual characteristics +   
development of secondary female sexual characteristics +   
development of secondary male sexual characteristics  
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the secondary male sexual characteristics over time, from their formation to the mature structures. In male humans, these include growth of axillary, chest, and pubic hair, voice changes, and testicular/penile enlargement. Development occurs in response to sex hormone secretion.
male anatomical structure morphogenesis +   
male genitalia development +   
male pigmentation +  
Mullerian duct regression  

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