sex reassignment therapy

[ seks ree-uh-sahyn-muhnt ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˈsɛks ri əˌsaɪn mənt ˌθɛr ə pi /


the alteration of a person's physical sex characteristics, by the administration of hormones and often surgery, in order to match the person’s gender identity.

Words nearby sex reassignment therapy

Origin of sex reassignment therapy

First recorded in 1965–70
Also called sexual reassignment therapy, gender reassignment therapy, gender confirmation therapy. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019