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1. The display of transgendered behavior, a male-to-female or female-to-male gender orientation or self-identity. Transgenderism differs from transvestitism in that the former reflects a stable , continuous life-style, whereas the latter involves episodic cross-dressing .

2. In psychology, a gender-identity disorder in which an individual considers him/herself to be in the wrong body or gender .

See Also: transgenderism

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