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Medical Term:

penischisis

Pronunciation: pe-nis'ki-sis

Definition: 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]

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