cisgender or cissexual: He may not be macho, but he's definitely a cis male.
a person who is cisgender or cissexual.
Other definitions for cis- (2 of 3)
a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin meaning “on the near side of; on this side of” (cisalpine); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (cisatlantic).
Chemistry. a specialization of this denoting a geometric isomer having a pair of identical atoms or groups attached on the same side of two atoms linked by a double bond.: Compare trans- (def. 2).
Other definitions for C.I.S. (3 of 3)
Commonwealth of Independent States.
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British Dictionary definitions for CIS (1 of 2)
Commonwealth of Independent States
British Dictionary definitions for cis- (2 of 2)
on this or the near side of: cisalpine
(often in italics) indicating that two groups of atoms in an unsaturated compound lie on the same side of a double bond: cis- butadiene Compare trans- (def. 5)
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