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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: di-fal'us

Definition: A rare congenital anomaly in which the penis is partly or completely duplicated; may be laterally symmetric, or placed one above the other; often there are associated urogenital or other anomalies; occurs when two genital tubercles develop. May also be associated with exstrophy of the urinary bladder and splitting of the genital tubercle.

Synonym(s): bifid penis

[G. di-, two, + phallos, penis]

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