Definition of hypospadias in English:

hypospadias

noun

Medicine
  • A congenital condition in males in which the opening of the urethra is on the underside of the penis.

    • ‘The incidence of asthma is up, as is hypospadias - a congenital shortening of the urethra in males.’
    • ‘The foreskin on a penis with hypospadias is also abnormal.’
    • ‘In boys with hypospadias, the opening is on the under surface of penis and so the urine is directed down towards their feet.’
    • ‘Twenty parents whose male children were admitted for elective hypospadias repair procedures were interviewed using a qualitative approach.’
    • ‘In children with hypospadias, urine exits from the hole on the under surface of penis.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from Greek hupospadias person having hypospadias.

Pronunciation:

hypospadias

/ˌhīpəˈspādēəs//ˌhipə-/