sex assignment

[ seks uh-sahyn-muhnt ]
/ ˈsɛks əˌsaɪn mənt /


the determination or assignment of a baby’s sex, based on the appearance of external reproductive organs, and, sometimes, chromosomal testing.

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Origin of sex assignment

First recorded in 1955–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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