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cisgender

or cis-gen·der

[ sis-jen-der ]
/ ˈsɪsˈdʒɛn dər /
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adjective

Also cis·gen·dered . noting or relating to a person whose gender identity corresponds with that person’s sex assigned at birth.

noun

a person who is cisgender.

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Origin of cisgender

First recorded in 1990–95; cis- (def. 3) + gender1; modeled on transgender

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