the alteration of a person's physical sex characteristics by surgery in order to match the person’s gender identity. Abbreviation: SRS
- Also called sexual reassignment surgery, gender reassignment surgery, gender confirmation surgery .
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How to use sex reassignment surgery in a sentence
Medicare, the program for the elderly and disabled, lifted its ban on covering sex reassignment surgery earlier this year.
"Andrej Pejić Now Andreja After sex reassignment surgery," People's headline read.
In 2009, they traveled to Thailand, where Bernaroli had sex reassignment surgery and became Alessandra, too.Italian Transgender Ruling Gives Green Light to Civil Unions | Barbie Latza Nadeau | June 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
sex reassignment surgery is significantly more expensive, costing approximately $20,000.Yes, Chelsea Manning Should Get Hormone Replacement Therapy on Our Dime | Brandy Zadrozny | May 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | THE DAILY BEAST