sex reassignment surgery

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sex reassignment surgery

n.
The modification of a person's biological sex characteristics by surgery to produce those of the opposite sex.
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Summary: They suffer from congenital defects and have masculine features; sex change operation recommended.
Cairo: Egypt's leading Islamic Al Azhar University said on Thursday it would not allow an engineering lecturer to keep her post in the state-run institution after having undergone a sex change operation to become a woman.
A TRANSGENDER woman claims she lived in a cafe for three years to save enough cash to pay for a sex change operation.
STORYVILLE: SEX ADDICT HEIST - THE DOG (10pm BBC4) ON August 22, 1972 John Wojtowicz held up the Chase Manhattan Bank in Brooklyn New York to get money to pay for his gay lover's sex change operation.
They demanded that the Ministry of Interior drop its demand that a person undergo a sex change operation in order for the state to change the sex designation in his ID card.
The medical examiner will note down their current situation before they undergo a sex change operation abroad.
A MAN waiting for a sex change operation has gone on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting a woman.
So people who want to change their sexual identity must undergo a sex change operation in order that their feeling of identity be formalized in their documents.
The sex change operation was made in the Andrology and Urology Department of the National Hospital in Bishkek on Thursday, reported the press service of the Health Ministry.
Opting for a sex change operation is a choice made by some who feel trapped in the wrong body and gender
Rob Newbiggin, a British boxer, has decided to undergo a sex change operation to become a woman.
The surgeon ruled out the possibility of friction between doctors and committee members, explaining that "the sex change operation is a very special and sensitive issue that usually needs a lot of consultations and opinions.