sex reassignment

[ seksree-uh-sahyn-muhnt ]
/ ˈsɛks ri əˌsaɪn mənt /

noun

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
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