gender-affirming care

[ jen-deruh-fur-ming kair ]

  1. medical, social, and psychological approaches and therapies that aim to affirm a transgender patient's identity or align their physical characteristics more closely with their gender: The research team included experts in endocrinology, urology, and gender-affirming care.Many transgender Americans struggle to access gender-affirming care in their own city.

Origin of gender-affirming care

First recorded in 2005–10

Words Nearby gender-affirming care Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023