[kawr-dee, -dey, kohr-]
- a downward bowing of the penis, of a congenital nature or caused by gonorrhea.
Origin of chordee
1700–10; < French cordée (feminine past participle) corded, in the phrase chaude-pisse cordée corded gonorrhea
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chordee(kôr′dē′, -dā′, kôr-dā′)
- Painful erection and curvature of the penis in gonorrhea or Peyronie's disease.
- Ventral curvature of the penis, most apparent on erection, as seen in hypospadias due to congenital shortness of the urethra.
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