n. (Medicine) anomaly in which the urethra opens on one side of the penis

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • paraspadias — para·spa·di·as (par″ə spaґde əs) [para + Gr. spadon a rent] a developmental anomaly in which the urethra opens upon one side of the penis. Paraspadias …   Medical dictionary

  • penischisis — A fissure of the penis resulting in an abnormal opening into the urethra, either above (epispadias), below (hypospadias), or to one side (paraspadias). [L. penis + G. schisis, fissure] * * * pe·nis·chi·sis (pe nisґkĭ sis) [penis + schisis] a …   Medical dictionary

  • Paraspadie — (Paraspadĭas, Paraspadiăsis, v. gr.), Öffnung der Harnröhre an der Seite des männlichen Gliedes …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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