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transsexual

noun trans·sex·u·al

Medical Definition of TRANSSEXUAL

:  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
trans·sex·u·al·ism also tran·sex·u·al·ism \-wə-ˌliz-əm, -shə-ˌliz-\ noun
trans·sex·u·al·i·ty also tran·sex·u·al·i·ty \-ˌsek-shə-ˈwal-ət-ē\ noun, plural trans·sex·u·al·i·ties

Variants of TRANSSEXUAL

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

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