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transsexualism

transexualism

/ (trænzˈsɛksjʊəˌlɪzəm) /
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noun
a strong desire to change sex
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Medical definitions for transsexualism

transsexualism
[ trăns-sĕkshōō-ə-lĭz′əm ]

n.
The state of being a transsexual.
The desire to change one's anatomic sexual characteristics to conform physically with one's perception of self as a member of the opposite sex.
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