sex assignment

[ seksuh-sahyn-muhnt ]
/ ˈsɛks əˌsaɪn mənt /

noun

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
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