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castrophilia, castrophily; castraphilia, castraphily
1. Transvestitism, characterized behaviorally by dressing in garments of the opposite sex.
2. The transsexual from his early years has a strong desire for transformation anatomically into a female.

In some people, the desire is so strong that they seek castration (castrophilia) or prefer suicide to living as a man.

Psychiatric Dictionary, Seventh Edition;
by Robert Jean Campbell, M.D.;
Oxford University Press, New York, 1996.
This entry is located in the following unit: castrat-, castra-, castro- + (page 1)