Definition of Chordee

1. n. A painful erection of the penis, usually with downward curvature, occurring in gonorrhea.



Definition of Chordee

1. Noun. (medicine) an abnormal downward curve to the erect penis ¹

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Definition of Chordee

1. an abnormal downward curvature of the penis [n -S]

Medical Definition of Chordee

1. 1. Painful erection of the penis in gonorrhoea or Peyronie's disease, with curvature resulting from lack of distensibility of the corpus cavernosum urethrae. Synonym: gryposis penis, penis lunatus. 2. Ventral curvature of the penis, most apparent on erection, as seen in hypospadias due to congenital shortness of the ventral skin and, on rare occasions, in patients with a normally situated meatus. Origin: Fr. Corded (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chordee

chorda umbilicalis
chorda vertebralis
chorda vocalis
chordae
chordae tendineae
chordae willisii
chordal
chordamesoderm
chordamesoderms
chordata
chordate
chordate family
chordate genus
chordates
chorded
chordee (current term)
chordees
chording
chorditis
chordless
chordlike
chordoma
chordomas
chordomata
chordomesoderm
chordophone
chordophones
chordopoxvirinae
chordoskeleton
chordotomies

Literary usage of Chordee

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1. A Treatise on the Venereal Disease by John Hunter, Freeman Josiah Bumstead, Ph. Ricord (1859)
"Of the Remaining chordee. Mercurial ointment applied to the part may be of service, and, ... I have known electricity cure a chordee of long standing. ..."

2. A System of surgery: theoretical and practical v.5 by Timothy Holmes (1871)
"At night, when the sufferer becomes warm in bed, he is ible to attacks of involuntary erection and chordee. This tter term is applied to that arched or bent ..."

3. The venereal diseases, including stricture of the male urethra by Edward Lawrence Keyes (1881)
"... under Circumstances capable of generating Urethritis — chordee.—Lymphangitis of the Prepuce.—Spasmodic Stricture.—Breaking the chordee. —-Gleet. ..."

4. A Complete Treatise on the Nature, Symptoms, and Cure of Lues Venerea by Jesse Foot (1820)
"A chordee, from the thickness of the ... gradually go off', at least I never saw it remain unalterably fixed—I never saw a chordee that time did not cure. ..."

5. A handbook of therapeutics by Sydney Ringer (1876)
"The acute stage of gonorrhoea may be satisfactorily treated by a drop of tincture of aconite each hour; and it is even said to remove chordee. ..."

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