sex change

sex change

the alteration, by surgery and hormone treatments, of a person's morphological sex characteristics to approximate those of the opposite sex.

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sex change
a.  a change in a person's physical sexual characteristics to those of the opposite sex, often achieved by surgery
 b.  (as modifier): a sex-change operation

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sex change n.
The modification of biological sex characteristics, by surgery and hormone treatment, to approximate those of the opposite sex.

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