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.
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations

transsexual

[trænzˈseksjʊəl]
A. ADJtransexual
B. Ntransexual mf
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transsexual

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

nTranssexuelle(r) mf
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transsexual

[trænzˈsɛksjʊəl] n & adjtransessuale (m/f) inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

transsexual

adj & n transexual mf
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"Their self-identification as transpersons iseither transman, transwoman, transgender or transsexual," she said.
A M2F transsexual who has had genital reconstruction surgery would look exactly like any other woman when undressed, and would likely not seem to be at all out of the place when showering with women and girls who were born female, Banzhaf says.
Tiffany-Rose Davies wants to be a role model for transsexuals and is setting up the new business called Tiffany-Rose's Task.
The 50-year-old actor believes he was made HIV-positive by a transsexual he hired to come to his home in Los Angeles, said a source.
POLICE have launched a probe into a charity fun run in aid of dying children after complaints that it is a hate crime against transsexuals.
Sources close to J-Lo are adamant the break-up had nothing to do with his alleged transsexual texts.
Currently, the "Jenny from the Block" singer is back on the tabloids after it has been reported that her much younger lover is cheating on the 44-year-old singer with a transsexual model.
Consequently, the text of the Convention takes into account also the protection of the moral and physical integrity of transsexual persons, with all the consequences arising from it, in terms of obligations incumbent upon the contracting states.
The case involved a postoperative male to female transsexual, who sought a declaration that her marriage to her husband was valid under the Family Law Act 1986.
In fact, transsexual officers are able to perform the full range of duties performed by any other police officer and there are currently no police forces where officers can take a year's paid leave for gender re-assignment.
Past Decisions on Transsexual Inmate Health Care Point to
Researchers from the Rice University and Pennsylvania State University surveyed 88 transsexuals across the nation about their workplace experiences to determine what factors impact their job satisfaction and organizational commitment.