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Hypospadias MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hypospadias
Tree Number(s)
C12.294.494.400
C12.706.516
C13.351.875.466
C16.131.939.516
Unique ID
D007021
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007021
Scope Note
A birth defect due to malformation of the URETHRA in which the urethral opening is below its normal location. In the male, the malformed urethra generally opens on the ventral surface of the PENIS or on the PERINEUM. In the female, the malformed urethral opening is in the VAGINA.
NLM Classification #
WJ 600
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Hypospadias Preferred
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