[ uh-sahynd seks ]
/ əˈsaɪnd ˈsɛks /
a baby’s sex as determined or assigned based on the appearance of external reproductive organs and, sometimes, chromosomal testing: One's gender identity is not necessarily congruent with one's assigned sex.
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Origin of assigned sex
First recorded in 1955–60
usage note for assigned sex
Words nearby assigned sex
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