transsexualism

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transsexualism

(trænzˈsɛksjʊəˌlɪzəm) or

transexualism

n
(Psychiatry) a strong desire to change sex

transsexualism, transsexuality

the psychological phenomenon of a person identifying with the opposite sex, sometimes to the extent of undergoing surgery for change of sex. — transsexual, n., adj.
See also: Psychology
the psychological phenomenon of a person identifying with the opposite sex, sometimes to the extent of undergoing surgery for change of sex. — transsexual, n., adj.
See also: Sex
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transsexualism - condition in which a person assumes the identity and permanently acts the part of the gender opposite to his or her biological sex
condition - a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition"
Translations
Transsexualität

transsexualism

[trænzˈseksjʊəlɪzəm] Ntransexualismo m
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