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- (medicine) A birth defect of the male urethra that involves an abnormally placed urinary meatus.
1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
- This condition, hypospadias, may be examined ad stuporem in the hundreds of photographs of Hugh Hampton Young's pioneering text, Genital Abnormalities, Hermaphroditism, and Related Adrenal Diseases (1937).
- 2016, Jenny Kleeman, The Guardian, 2 July:
- At the same time, they corrected Jack’s hypospadias, a condition that meant his urethra opened at the base of his penis, moving it further up so he could pee more like a boy.