Medical Dictionary

transvestism

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noun trans·ves·tism \tran(t)s-ˈves-ˌtiz-əm, tranz-\
variants: also

transvestitism

\-ˈves-ˌtit-ˌiz-əm\play

Medical Definition of transvestism

  1. :  the practice of adopting the dress, the manner, and sometimes the sexual role of the opposite sex

transvestite

\tran(t)s-ˈves-ˌtīt, tranz-\ adjective or noun

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