hypospadias

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noun hy·po·spa·di·as \ˌhī-pə-ˈspā-dē-əs\

Definition of hypospadias

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

Origin and Etymology 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


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hypospadias

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noun hy·po·spa·di·as \ˌhī-pə-ˈspād-ē-əs\

Medical Definition of hypospadias

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


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