corpus cavernosum clitoridis

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corpus cavernosum of clitoris

[TA]
one of the two parallel columns of erectile tissue forming the body of the clitoris; they diverge at the root to form the crura of the clitoris.
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cor·pus ca·ver·no·sum cli·to·ri·dis

(kōr'pŭs ka-vĕr-nō'sŭm kli-tōr'i-dis) [TA]
One of the two parallel columns of erectile tissue forming the body of the clitoris; they diverge at the root to form the crura of the clitoris.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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