transsexual

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adjective trans·sex·u·al \(ˌ)tran(t)s-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl, -shəl\
variants: or less commonly

Definition of transsexual

  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.

transsexual

or less commonly

noun

transsexualism

play or less commonly

transexualism

\-sh(ə-)wə-ˌli-zəm, -shə-ˌli-\ noun

transsexuality

play or less commonly

transexuality

\-ˌsek-shə-ˈwa-lə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of transsexual

1957


Medical Dictionary

transsexual

noun trans·sex·u·al
variants: also

transexual

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

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

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