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gid

(gĭd)
n.
A disease of herbivores, especially sheep, caused by the presence of larvae of the tapeworm Taenia multiceps in the brain and resulting in a staggering gait. Also called sturdy.

Gender identity disorder (GID)

A strong and lasting cross-gender identification and persistent discomfort with one's biological gender (sex) role. This discomfort must cause a significant amount of distress or impairment in the functioning of the individual.

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In Camp Gid D Up's first year, there were twenty campers.
8) O'Donnabhain completed sex reassignment surgery (including breast augmentation) in October 2001 and claimed a $21,741 itemized deduction for the unreimbursed GID medical care expenses.
Like many Arab intelligence services, the GID has a reputation for using brutal interrogation methods, and I'm sure it didn't get the nickname "the fingernail factory" for nothing.
The time of English gid is past, German--subjunctive, Russian--present.
Dr Kelly added GID is not the result of a lifestyle choice made by people - it is a neurological condition.
GID is defined in the APA's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders as "a strong and persistent cross-gender identification," one that is manifested in such activities as a preference for cross-dressing in boys or a predilection for male playmates in girls.
When Americans try to come up with metaphors for explaining ultimate celebrity, we keep coming up with royalty,'' said Richard Gid Powers, who runs the American studies graduate program at the City University of New York.
HFF marketed the property on behalf of the seller, GID Investment Advisors, LLC.
Four hundred and eighty five patients with Parkinson's disease and GID were matched with 485 patients with Parkinson's disease and without GID.
The appeals court reversed and remanded, finding that the inmate stated a claim by alleging inadequate medical treatment to prevent self-mutilation upon withdrawal of GID hormone therapy.
She was hospitalized, after all, for emotional problems, GID is still listed as a mental disorder.