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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

transsexual

adjective Referring to transsexual behavior noun A person manifesting transsexualism, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Mais uma vez temos de voltar para a construcao do transexual como alguem totalmente alheio aos seus orgaos genitais e assexuados.
O primeiro transexual operado foi Rudolf, alguns anos depois, o pintor Einar Wegener, aos quarenta anos de idade, que se transforma, atraves do procedimento cirurgico, em Lili Elbe.
Assim, o artigo faz uma investigacao da contribuicao dos diversos autores para a construcao do conceito de transexualidade abordando sistematicamente o historico do transexual no Brasil, propondo uma reflexao acerca dos diversos estudiosos do tema com uma abordagem qualitativa investigativa feita por meio da pesquisa bibliografica
E preciso considerar tambem as diferencas culturais entre as regioes do Brasil, uma vez que Almeida e Murta relatam que "no norte/nordeste, a categoria transexual praticamente nao existe.
Curiosamente, em apenas uma noticia, na qual o suicidio aparece no relato de uma jovem transexual, o termo e abordado de maneira similar ao ocorrido nas materias focadas nos homossexuais, como um fenomeno decorrente das violencias sociais, das agressoes transfobicas, nao da aversao ao corpo.
A entrevista foi gravada, na tentativa de apreender como os participantes do estudo compreendem o cuidar ao cliente transexual, para posterior transcricao dos dados e analise segundo Bardin (12), permitindo a avaliacao qualitativa dos dados obtidos.
A incongruencia entre o genero pelo qual a pessoa se expressa e o seu sexo biologico tambem desagua no Judiciario, mais especificamente, quanto as discussoes relativas a possibilidade de reconhecimento da alteracao do nome e designativo do sexo no registro civil das pessoas transexuais e reclama do interprete/aplicador da lei uma postura ativa na interpretacao da norma para que a pessoa transexual seja defendida em toda a sua extensao, conforme os principios constitucionais e direitos fundamentais.
But they would need to prove that they are legally considered to be transexual, as set out in the Gender Recognition Act 2004, which means they have been diagnosed as having a medical condition known as gender dysphoria.