[ trans-rey-shuh l, tranz- ]
/ trænsˈreɪ ʃəl, trænz- /
involving or between two or more racial groups: transracial adoptions.
noting or relating to a person whose racial identity does not correspond to the visible markers of that person’s racial group by birth.
noting or relating to a person of mixed racial heritage who alters his or her presentation of self, as in appearance, speech, or affiliation, to embrace or promote a particular racial identity.
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- transposition of great vessels,
- transpyloric plane,
Origin of transracial
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