/ (ˌhaɪpəˈspeɪdɪəs) /
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pathol a congenital condition in which the opening of the urethra is situated on the underside of the penis instead of at its tip
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Word Origin for hypospadias
C19: from Greek hupospadias man with hypospadia, from hypo- + spadias, prob from spadōn eunuch
Words nearby hypospadias
hypopyon, hyporchema, hyposecretion, hyposensitivity, hyposensitize, hypospadias, Hypospray, hypostasis, hypostasize, hypostatic, hypostatize
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How to use hypospadias in a sentence
The latter has its origin in a stricture, or in an injury, or in that condition technically known as hypospadias, or in debility.Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners|B.G. Jefferis