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cisgender or cissexual: He may not be macho, but he's definitely a cis male.
a person who is cisgender or cissexual.
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Origin of cis
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).
a prefix meaning “on the same side of,” referring to the alignment of one’s gender identity with one’s sex assigned at birth (cisgender; cissexual).
Origin of cis-
From Latin cis (adverb and preposition) “on this side, on this side of, within”
Other definitions for cis (3 of 3)
Commonwealth of Independent States.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
How to use cis in a sentence
“A guy drives up in a 2008 Mercedes, brand new,” Harry S. Connelly Jr. says in the video, according to the Times.
“Personal hotspots can get speeds of up to 60 Mb/s down, whereas hotel Wi-Fi can be as slow as 1.5 Mb/s,” Sesar said.
Rule 16(c) was a proposed change in the rules at the 1976 Republican Convention.
In our headlong quest for a legally perfect society, we don’t take the time to take stock of what‘s been created so far.
“The thing [North Korean government] want[s] the most is the non-release of this film,” Schiff said.
C was a Captain, all covered with lace; D was a drunkard, and had a red face.
He was a bookseller, but better known as a translator of the German contributor to the Gentleman's Magazine, &c.
Ajoutez cecy, s'il vous plaist, la grande difficult qu'il y a de tirer d'eux les mots mesmes qu'ils ont.
(c) Decomposition of exudates anywhere in the body, as in empyema, bronchiectasis, and large tuberculous cavities.
Neantmoins le vieil Membertou, pere du malade, conceut asss l'affaire, et me promit qu'on s'arresteroit tout ce que j'en dirois.
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 ofcisalpine
(often in italics) indicating that two groups of atoms in an unsaturated compound lie on the same side of a double bondcis- butadiene Compare trans- (def. 5)
Word Origin for cis-
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Medical definitions for cis (1 of 2)
Having two mutations on two genes on the same chromosome of a homologous pair.
Medical definitions for cis (2 of 2)
Having a pair of identical atoms or groups on the same side of a plane that passes through two carbon atoms linked by a double bond:cis-butene.
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