diphallus


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penis

 [pe´nis]
the external male organ of urination and copulation.

The body of the penis consists of three cylindrical-shaped masses of erectile tissue which run the length of the penis. Two of the masses lie alongside each other and end behind the head of the penis. The third mass lies underneath them. This latter mass contains the urethra. The penis terminates in an oval or cone-shaped body, the glans penis, which contains the exterior opening of the urethra.

The glans penis is covered by a loose skin, the foreskin or prepuce, which enables it to expand freely during erection. The skin ends just behind the glans penis and folds forward to cover it. The inner surface of the foreskin contains glands that secrete a lubricating fluid called smegma which makes it easy for the penis to expand and retract past the foreskin.
buried penis concealed penis.
clubbed penis penile curvature.
concealed penis a small penis concealed beneath a fat pad or the skin of the scrotum, abdomen, or thigh; called also buried penis.
double penis diphallus.
webbed penis a penis enclosed by the skin of the scrotum.

di·phal·lus

(dī-fal'ŭs),
A rare congenital anomaly in which the penis is partly or completely duplicated; may be laterally symmetric, or placed one above the other; often there are associated urogenital or other anomalies; occurs when two genital tubercles develop. May also be associated with exstrophy of the urinary bladder and splitting of the genital tubercle.
Synonym(s): bifid penis
[G. di-, two, + phallos, penis]

diphallus

a rare congenital anomaly that occurs when two genital tubercles develop. The penis is partly or completely duplicated and may or may not be symmetrical. It is often associated with urogenital or other anomalies. Also called double penis.
The presence of two penises in one male, an ultra-rare phenomenon that occurs in 1 in 5.5 million males
Associated anomalies Hypospadias, bifid scrotum, duplicated bladder

di·phal·lus

(dī-fal'ŭs)
Congenital duplication, partial or complete, of the penis. May also be associated with exstrophy of the urinary bladder.
[G. di-, two, + phallos, penis]

diphallus

a developmental anomaly characterized by duplication of the penis.