[ seksree-uh-sahyn-muhnt ]
/ ˈsɛks ri əˌsaɪn mənt /
the surgical alteration of a person's physical sex characteristics or the administration of hormones in order to match the person’s gender identity.
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Also called sexual reassignment, gender reassignment, gender confirmation .
Origin of sex reassignment
First recorded in 1965–70
Words nearby sex reassignment
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Example sentences from the Web for sex reassignment
The Army does not provide hormone therapy or sex-reassignment surgery for gender identity disorder.Hormone Therapy Is More Than Just a Physical Process|Brandy Zadrozny|August 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST