Definitions

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  • n. an abnormal downward curve to the erect penis

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A painful erection of the penis, usually with downward curvature, occurring in gonorrhea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A painful erection of the penis, under which it is considerably curved. It attends gonorrhea, and usually occurs at night.

Etymologies

From the French (chaudepisse) cordée ‘corded (urethral discharge)’, ultimately Latin chorda, from Greek χορδή ‘entrails, intestines’. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Both boys were born with chordee, which if left alone results in a curved penis later in life, with the possibility of pain and even (in bad cases) sexual disfunction.

    The First Cut | Her Bad Mother

  • Both boys were born with chordee, which if left alone results in a curved penis later in life, with the possibility of pain and even in bad cases sexual disfunction.

    The First Cut

  • Heck, I'd prefer it, it means I don't have to worry about any genetic surprises I might have passed on to my son - who is also IS BTW, moderate hypospadias with severe chordee.

    BiGender and the Brain

  • Really bad chordee too, so genital reconstruction was needed before his gender became apparent, to avoid pain.

    10/12/2007

  • In many cases but not all, chordee is associated with hypospadias.

    10/12/2007

  • Violent erections are frequently experienced, as is also chordee, a condition in which the organ is drawn into the shape a bow during erections, a very painful and distressing condition.

    Plain facts for old and young : embracing the natural history and hygiene of organic life.

  • The group found that after releasing the chordee, the hypospadiac orifice was retracted to become penile in 5 patients (22. 7\%), penoscrotal in 6 (27. 3\%), scrotal in 9 (40. 9\%), and perineal in 2 (9. 1\%).

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • Known Forms of Gonorrhoea_), Vienna and Leipzig, 1907, that the painful erections (chordee) which so commonly accompany gonorrhoea in adults, are very rare indeed in the case of gonorrhoea in children, and even in the case of older children are hardly ever observed.

    The Sexual Life of the Child

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  • words like this (or cockstuffing) make my imaginary balls clench for fear.

    May 8, 2009

  • painful downward curving of the erect penis, happening especially at night; often a side effect of gonorrhea.

    Also known as phallocamposis.

    And, one assumes that the term krummholz would also be an accurate descriptor of this condition.

    January 17, 2008