Megalourethra | definition of megalourethra by Medical dictionary
Congenital dilation of the urethra.
megalourethra /meg·a·lo·ure·thra/ (-u-re´thrah) congenital dilation of the urethra, due usually to abnormal development of the corpus spongiosum but occasionally to some abnormality of the corpus cavernosum.
megaurethra Diffuse dilation of the penile (anterior) urethra due to nondevelopment of erectile tissue of the penis; it is not associated with distal obstruction.
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is a very rare congenital anomaly of penile urethra.
The fetus again developed signs of prune-belly syndrome with megalourethra
and bilateral hydronephrosis.