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Descriptor English: Transgender Persons
Descriptor Spanish: Personas Transgénero
Descriptor Portuguese: Pessoas Transgênero
Descriptor French: Personnes transgenres
Entry term(s): Person, Transgender
Person, Transgendered
Person, Transsexual
Person, Two-Spirit
Persons, Transgender
Persons, Transgendered
Persons, Transsexual
Persons, Two-Spirit
Transexual
Transexuals
Transgender
Transgender Person
Transgendered Person
Transgendered Persons
Transgenders
Transsexual Person
Transsexual Persons
Two Spirit Persons
Two-Spirit Person
Two-Spirit Persons
Tree number(s): M01.777.500
SP3.001.004.070.020.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D063106
Scope note: Persons having a sense of persistent identification with, and expression of, gender-coded behaviors not typically associated with one's anatomical sex at birth, with or without a desire to undergo SEX REASSIGNMENT PROCEDURES.
Annotation: index both MALE and FEMALE check tags
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Transsexualism (2001-2012)
Public MeSH Note: 2016; see TRANSGENDERED PERSONS 2013-2015
History Note: 2016 (2013)
Related: Disorders of Sex Development MeSH
Gender Identity MeSH
Health Services for Transgender Persons MeSH
Transsexualism MeSH
DeCS ID: 55143
Unique ID: D063106
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 2012/07/03
Revision Date: 2017/01/18
Transgender Persons - Preferred
Concept UI M0571147
Scope note Persons having a sense of persistent identification with, and expression of, gender-coded behaviors not typically associated with one's anatomical sex at birth, with or without a desire to undergo SEX REASSIGNMENT PROCEDURES.
Preferred term Transgender Persons
Entry term(s) Person, Transgender
Person, Transgendered
Persons, Transgender
Persons, Transgendered
Transgender
Transgender Person
Transgendered Person
Transgendered Persons
Transgenders
Two-Spirit Persons - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000616949
Preferred term Two-Spirit Persons
Entry term(s) Person, Two-Spirit
Persons, Two-Spirit
Two Spirit Persons
Two-Spirit Person
Transsexual Persons - Narrower
Concept UI M0571148
Scope note Those individuals with gender dysphoria and with a persistent desire to undergo SEX REASSIGNMENT PROCEDURES.
Preferred term Transsexual Persons
Entry term(s) Person, Transsexual
Persons, Transsexual
Transexual
Transexuals
Transsexual Person



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