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transsexual

noun trans·sex·u·al \(ˌ)tran(t)s-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl, -shəl\

Definition of transsexual

  1. :  a person who strongly identifies with the opposite sex and may seek to live as a member of this sex especially by undergoing surgery and hormone therapy to obtain the necessary physical appearance (as by changing the external sex organs)

transsexual

adjective

transsexualism

play also

transexualism

\-sh(ə-)wə-ˌli-zəm, -shə-ˌli-\ noun

transsexuality

play also

transexuality

\-ˌsek-shə-ˈwa-lə-tē\ noun


1957

First Known Use of transsexual

1957

Variants of transsexual

also

transexual

\(ˌ)tran(t)s-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl, -shəl\

Rhymes with transsexual


Medical Dictionary

transsexual

noun trans·sex·u·al

Medical Definition of transsexual

  1. :  a person who psychologically identifies with the opposite sex and may seek to live as a member of this sex especially by undergoing surgery and hormone therapy to obtain the necessary physical appearance (as by changing the external sex organs)

transsexual

also

transexual

adjective

transsexualism

also

transexualism

\-wə-ˌliz-əm, -shə-ˌliz-\play noun

transsexuality

also

transexuality

\-ˌsek-shə-ˈwal-ət-ē\play noun plural

transsexualities



Variants of transsexual

also

transexual

\(ˈ)tran(t)s-ˈsek-sh(-ə)-wəl, -ˈsek-shəl\play

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