Sentence Examples


  • Hypospadias is a congenital defect of the penis in which the urinary tract opening, or urethral meatus, is abnormally located away from the tip of the penis.
  • The urethral meatus may be located at any point along the penile shaft from just below the tip of the penis to closer to the body and/or near the scrotum.
  • Hypospadias is diagnosed most often during the initial newborn physical examination and is classified based on where the urethral meatus is located.
  • As a rule the meatus is the narrowest part of the whole canal.
  • (external meatus) a vertical slit.