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chordee

[kawr-dee, -dey, kohr-] /ˈkɔr di, -deɪ, ˈkoʊr-/
noun, Pathology
1.
a downward bowing of the penis, of a congenital nature or caused by gonorrhea.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < French cordée (feminine past participle) corded, in the phrase chaude-pisse cordée corded gonorrhea
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chordee in Medicine

chordee chor·dee (kôr'dē', -dā', kôr-dā')
n.

  1. Painful erection and curvature of the penis in gonorrhea or Peyronie's disease.

  2. Ventral curvature of the penis, most apparent on erection, as seen in hypospadias due to congenital shortness of the urethra.

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