cavernous plexus


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Related to cavernous plexus: cavernous nerve plexus

cavernous plexus

A plexus of a "cavernous" part of the body, including a venous plexus in the mucosa covering the superior and middle conchae of the nasal cavity, an autonomic nerve plexus at the base of the penis giving rise to large and small cavernous nerves, an autonomic nerve plexus at the base of the clitoris, and an autonomic plexus of the cavernous sinus in the skull.
See also: plexus
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