Meaning of transsexual


Pronunciation: (trans-sek'sh-ul), [key]
— n.
  1. a person having a strong desire to assume the physical characteristics and gender role of the opposite sex.
  2. a person who has undergone hormone treatment and surgery to attain the physical characteristics of the opposite sex.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of transsexuals.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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