cissexual

or cis-sex·u·al

[ sis-sek-shoo-uhl or, especially British, -seks-yoo- ]
/ ˈsɪsˈsɛk ʃu əl or, especially British, -ˈsɛks yu- /

adjective

noting or relating to a person who is comfortable with having the physical characteristics of the sex that person was assigned at birth.

noun

a person who is cissexual.

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Origin of cissexual

First recorded in 2000–05; cis- (def. 3) + sexual; modeled on transsexual
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