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sex reassignment therapy

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

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.

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Also called sexual reassignment therapy, gender reassignment therapy, gender confirmation therapy .

Origin of sex reassignment therapy

First recorded in 1965–70
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