sex reassignment

[ seksree-uh-sahyn-muhnt ]

noun
  1. the surgical alteration of a person's physical sex characteristics or the administration of hormones in order to match the person’s gender identity.

Origin of sex reassignment

1
First recorded in 1965–70
  • Also called sexual reassignment, gender reassignment, gender confirmation .

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