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- n. A birth defect of the male urethra that involves an abnormally placed urinary meatus.
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- n. A deformity of the penis, in which the urethra opens upon its under surface.
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- n. an abnormal condition in males in which the urethra opens on the under surface of the penis
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Researchers looked at 471 baby boys born with a malformation called hypospadias, where the opening of the penis appears on the underside, rather than the tip.
The latter has its origin in a stricture, or in an injury, or in that condition technically known as hypospadias, or in debility.
Nature may have slighted him with a genetically inherited malformation of the genitals called hypospadias, in which the urethra terminates just below the tip of the penis.
This is known as hypospadias, and the cleft may vary in extent.
In recent years there has actually been an increase in the number of babies born with a problem that causes a defect in the heart walls, and those with another birth defect called hypospadias, in which the urethra opens on the undersurface of the penis.
Boys with the sexual birth defects known as hypospadias and cryptorchidism are at risk for developing testicular germ cell cancer, but their relatives are not, according to a new study published online December 21 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Boys with the sexual birth defects known as hypospadias and cryptorchidism are at risk for developing testicular germ cell cancer, but their relatives are not, according to a new study published online December 21 in the
Hairspray exposure was linked to a condition called hypospadias
Scientists at the Imperial College London surveyed women who had boys born with a condition called hypospadias -- essentially, a deformity that causes the baby's urinary tract to grow where it shouldn't.
In fact, Tegretol was less risky than valproic acid when it came to other birth defects such as hypospadias, where a boy's urinary opening develops in the wrong part of the penis or in the scrotum.