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Hypospadias

Synonym(s)

  • hypospadia

Definition(s)

A developmental anomaly in the male in which the urethra opens on the underside of the penis or on the perineum.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

An abnormality of the penis in which the urethra opens on the underside.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: March 2, 2015