hypospadias

noun
hy·​po·​spa·​di·​as | \ ˌhī-pə-ˈspā-dē-əs How to pronounce hypospadias (audio) \

Definition of hypospadias

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

First Known Use of hypospadias

circa 1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypospadias

New Latin, from Greek, man with hypospadias, from hypo- + -spadias, from -spad-, -spas something torn, from span to tear, pluck off

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The first known use of hypospadias was circa 1855

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“Hypospadias.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypospadias. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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hypospadias

noun
hy·​po·​spa·​di·​as | \ ˌhī-pə-ˈspād-ē-əs How to pronounce hypospadias (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypospadias

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

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