Pronunciation: (trans-sek'shOO-ul), [key]
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.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of transsexuals.
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