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gen'der iden"tity




a person's inner sense of being male or female, usually developed during early childhood as a result of parental rearing practices and societal influences and strengthened during puberty by hormonal changes. Also called core gender identity.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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