sex reassignment surgery


sex reassignment surgery
Any surgical procedure that adjusts genitalia and other physical sex characteristics in order to achieve a (usually normative) result, typically employed by transsexuals and sometimes the intersex to achieve anatomy conforming to their gender identities. Abbreviation: SRS.
Syn: bottom surgery, top surgery, gender reassignment surgery, GRS, gender confirmation surgery, sex change

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