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hypospadias

noun [U] uk   /ˌhaɪ.pəʊˈspeɪ.di.əs/ us    /ˌhɑɪ.pəˈspeɪ.di.əs/ specialized
a physical problem present from birth in which the opening of the urethra (= the tube that carries urine out of the body) is on the underside of the penis: Hypospadias occurs in about one in 300 baby boys.
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