transsexual

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trans·sex·u·al

(trăns-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
Relating to or being a person who has undergone medical treatment to change their body to match their gender identity.
n. Often Offensive
A person who is transsexual. See Usage Note at transgender.

transsexual

(trænzˈsɛksjʊəl) or

transexual

n
1. (Psychiatry) a person who permanently acts the part of and completely identifies with the opposite sex
2. (Surgery) a person who has undergone medical and surgical procedures to alter external sexual characteristics to those of the opposite sex

trans•sex•u•al

(trænsˈsɛk ʃu əl)

n.
1. a person who strongly desires to assume the physical characteristics and gender role of the opposite sex.
2. a person who has undergone surgical and hormonal treatment for this purpose.
adj.
3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of transsexuals.
[1955–60; trans- + sexual, orig. in transsexualism (1953)]
trans•sex′u•al•ism, trans•sex`u•al′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transsexual - a person who has undergone a sex change operation
unusual person, anomaly - a person who is unusual
2.transsexual - a person whose sexual identification is entirely with the opposite sex
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Adj.1.transsexual - overwhelmingly desirous of being, or completely identifying with, the opposite sex
homosexual - sexually attracted to members of your own sex
Translations

transsexual

[trænzˈseksjʊəl]
A. ADJtransexual
B. Ntransexual mf

transsexual

[ˌtrænˈsɛkʃuəl]
adjtranssexuel(le)
ntranssexuel(le) m/f

transsexual

nTranssexuelle(r) mf

transsexual

[trænzˈsɛksjʊəl] n & adjtransessuale (m/f) inv

trans·sex·u·al

a. transexual.
1. persona que tiene una urgencia psicológica de pertenecer al sexo opuesto;
2. persona que ha cambiado de sexo sometiéndose a una operación quirúgica.

transsexual

adj & n transexual mf
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