corpus cavernosum penis

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cor·pus ca·ver·no·sum pe·nis

[TA]
one of two parallel columns of erectile tissue forming the dorsal part of the body of the penis; they are separated posteriorly, forming the crura of the penis.
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cor·pus ca·ver·no·sum pe·nis

(kōr'pŭs ka-vĕr-nō'sŭm pē'nis) [TA]
One of two parallel columns of erectile tissue forming the dorsal part of the body of the penis; they are separated posteriorly, forming the crura of the penis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

corpus cavernosum penis

One of the two columns of erectile tissue on the dorsum of the penis.
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