deep artery of penis

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deep ar·ter·y of pe·nis

[TA]
origin, terminal branch (with dorsal artery of penis) of the internal pudendal artery; distribution, corpus cavernosum of the penis via capillary beds and via helicine arteries and arteriovenous anastomoses to produce an erection.
Synonym(s): arteria profunda penis [TA]

deep ar·te·ry of pe·nis

(dēp ahr'tĕr-ē pē'nis) [TA]
Origin, terminal branch (with dorsal artery of penis) of the internal pudendal artery; distribution, corpus cavernosum of the penis through capillary beds and through helicine arteries and arteriovenous anastomoses to produce erection.
Synonym(s): arteria profunda penis [TA] .
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The deep artery of the penis was determined to enter the cavernosus body of the penis by passing through the ischiocavernosus muscle and penetrating to the tunica albuginea, and finally showing a spiral type shape.
revealed that the penile artery divided into the deep artery of the penis at the level of the ischiatic arch [10].
Arterial vascularization of the penis in the rabbit was demonstrated to be supplied by the penile artery wich arised from the internal pudendal artery which possessed two branches such as the deep artery of the penis, the dorsal artery of the penis, whereas the ramus praeputialis arised from the external pudendal artery and blood drainage from the penis is done by external pudendal vein and internal pudendal vein and venous blood in deep vein, bulbar vein and dorsal vein enter to internal pudendal vein and then internal iliac and finally coudal vena cava and the external pudendal vein blood prepuce, skin, corpus spongiosum and muscles and free part penis through dorsal vein drainage.