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transsexual

 [trans-sek´shoo-al]
1. a person affected by transsexualism.
2. a person whose external anatomy has been changed to resemble that of the opposite sex.

trans·sex·u·al

(trans-sek'shū-ăl), Avoid the misspelling transexual.
1. A person with the external genitalia and secondary sexual characteristics of one gender, but whose personal identification and psychosocial configuration are that of the opposite gender; a study of morphologic, genetic, and gonadal structure may be genitally congruent or incongruent.
2. Denoting or relating to such a person.
3. Relating to medical and surgical procedures designed to alter a patient's external sexual characteristics so that they resemble those of the opposite gender.

transsexual

(trăns-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Identifying as or having undergone medical treatment to become a member of the opposite sex.
2. Of or relating to transsexual people.
n.
One who is transsexual.

transsexual

[transek′cho̅o̅·əl]
a person whose gender identity is the opposite of his or her biological sex.
adjective Referring to transsexualism
noun A person who manifests transsexuality—a disturbance of gender identity in which the person feels a life-long discomfort with his or her own sex and a compelling desire to be of the opposite sex

transsexual

adjective Referring to transsexual behavior noun A person manifesting transsexualism, see there.

trans·sex·u·al

(tranz-sek'shū-ăl)
1. A person with the external genitalia and secondary sexual characteristics of one sex, but whose personal identification and psychosocial configuration is that of the opposite sex; a study of morphologic, genetic, and gonadal structure may be genitally congruent or incongruent.
2. Denoting or relating to such a person.
3. Relating to medical and surgical procedures designed to alter a patient's external sexual characteristics so that they resemble those of the opposite sex.

Transsexual

A person with gender identity disorder who has an overwhelming desire to change anatomic sex; one who seeks hormonal or surgical treatment to change sex.
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legislation regarding homosexuals and transsexuals.
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Since 1999 a Court of Appeal ruling in the case of R v North West Lancashire Health Authority means it is every health board's duty to treat the transsexual community with gender dysphoria, yet in her experience there is a postcode lottery in Wales and they are flouting the Court of Appeal ruling.
Films have also exorcised potentially unnerving realities by isolating transsexuals and presenting them as lonely freaks.
Enumerators and booth level officers shall be instructed to indicate the sex of eunuchs/ transsexuals etc.
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It was not always this way for transsexuals in Malaysia, where they are known as "mak nyah.
Motamedian cast transsexuals, not professional actors, to play the role of his transsexual characters.
Only two of the 27 are female-to-male transgender persons; statistics include one male-to-female transsexual who underwent surgery in 1988 and has lived as a woman since then.
A TEESSIDE doctor praised the efforts of a transsexual who has started a new support group for people with gender conditions.
This guideline allows transsexuals the opportunity to live as the sex that matches their identity while providing time to examine how effectively they will function in society.
Toronto -- Unless it was already underway, sex reassignment surgery for transsexuals in Ontario was delisted from OHIP in 1998.