assigned sex

[ 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.

Origin of assigned sex

First recorded in 1955–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019