transexual

adjective tran·sex·u·al

less common spelling of

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity is opposite the sex the person had or was identified as having at birth Transsexual people may or may not undergo surgery and hormone therapy to obtain a physical appearance typical of the gender they identify as.


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transexual, transexualism, transexuality

tran·sex·u·al

Medical Definition of transexual

variant of transsexual, transsexualism, transsexuality

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