bottom surgery

noun
plural bottom surgeries

Definition of bottom surgery

: a type of gender confirmation surgery in which a person's genitalia are altered to match their gender identity Connecticut's law has required an individual to have bottom surgery before amending a birth certificate … . The new bill will authorize the issuance of birth certificates without gender reassignment surgery.— Martha Hollister and Tikeyah Whittle More transgender people in the US are opting for bottom surgery, a report from one of the country's leading medical schools has revealed.— Jasmine Andersson

First Known Use of bottom surgery

1994, in the meaning defined above

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“Bottom surgery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bottom%20surgery. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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