cavernous artery

cavernous artery

n.
Any of several small branches of the internal carotid artery that supply the trigeminal ganglion and the walls of the cavernous and petrosal sinuses.
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Sexual function after highly selective embolization of cavernous artery in patients with high flow priapism: Long-term followup.
SAN DIEGO -- Men who took the impotence drug tadalafil (Cialis) every other day for a month experienced significant and lasting improvement in endothelial function and cavernous artery blood flow, Italian researchers reported at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society.
Arterial vascularization of the penis is provided by 3 branches of the internal pudendal artery: dorsal artery, cavernous artery, and the Bulbourethral artery.
16] Nevertheless, acute coronary syndrome is more related to sudden plaque rupture rather than the insidious course of progressive penile ischemia related to cavernous artery disease.