sex assignment

[ seksuh-sahyn-muhnt ]

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

Origin of sex assignment

First recorded in 1955–60

Words Nearby sex assignment Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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