- an abnormal condition in males in which the urethra opens on the under surface of the penis
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A birth abnormality in which a boy's urethra, through which urine and semen pass, opens on the underside of the penis rather than at the end. It is almost always correctable with surgery.
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Hypospadias: A birth defect of the penis involving the urethra (the transport tube leading from the bladder to discharge urine outside the body). The urethra normally travels in the male through the full length of the penis so that the stream of urine comes from the urethral opening at the tip of the penis. However, in hypospadias the urethra does
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[ New Latin , from Greek 'ypo`
beneath + spa`n
to draw, tear.] (Medicine)
A deformity of the penis, in which the urethra opens upon its under surface.
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<embryology, urology> A congenital defect in which the urethra opens on the ventral (bottom) surface of the penis rather than on the glans. ... (11 Jan 1998) ...
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(hi″po-spa´de-әs) a developmental anomaly in which the urethra opens inferior to its normal position, usually in males with the opening on the underside of the penis or on the perineum. Perineal hypospadias is a severe type in which the urethra opens onto the perineum. There is severe deformity of the penis ...
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• (n.) A deformity of the penis, in which the urethra opens upon its under surface.
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(from the article `urogenital malformation`) 5. Epispadias, an uncommon malformation of the male genital system in which the urethra opens on the upper surface of the penis. In hypospadias, ... Various defects are associated with incomplete closure of the urethra. One of the most common is hypospadias, in which the underside (ventral si...
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Hypospadias is a birth defect of the urethra in the male that involves an abnormally placed urinary meatus (the opening, or male external urethral orifice). Instead of opening at the tip of the glans of the penis, a hypospadic urethra opens anywhere along a line (the urethral groove) running from the tip along the underside (ventral aspect) of the
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A birth defect that affects the foreskin and urethral tube.Instead of the urethra being on the tip of the penis, it is located on the underside of the penis. This abnormality occurs during fetal development when the urethra is growing. A baby with hypospadias will have extra foreskin on the top side of the penis and little to no foreskin on the un.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′pō-spā′dē-ăs Definitions: 1. A developmental anomaly characterized by a defect on the ventral surface of the penis so that the urethral meatus is proximal to its normal location; may be associated with chordee; also a similar defect in the female, in which the urethra opens into the
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A birth defect in which the opening of the urethra (the tube through which urine leaves the body) is not in its normal place. In males with hypospadias, the urethra opens on the underside of the penis or between the anus and the scrotum. In females with hypospadias, it opens into the vagina. Hypospadias is much more common in males than in females,
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A congenital abnormality of the penis where the urethra (urinary orifice) does not open at the tip of the penis; often associated with a downward bending of the penis (chordee)
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