hypospadias


hy·po·spa·di·as

noun \ˌhī-pə-ˈspā-dē-əs\

Definition of HYPOSPADIAS

:  an abnormality of the penis in which the urethra opens on the undersurface

Origin of HYPOSPADIAS

New Latin, from Greek, man with hypospadias, from hypo- + -spadias, from -spad-, -spas something torn, from span to tear, pluck off
First Known Use: circa 1855

hy·po·spa·di·as

noun \ˌhī-pə-ˈspād-ē-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPOSPADIAS

: an abnormality of the penis in which the urethra opens on the underside

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