dorsal nerve of the penis

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dorsal nerve of the penis

A branch of the pudendal nerve that transmits sensory information from the penis. The autonomic innervation of the penis comes from the inferior hypogastric plexus.
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In the pharyngeal region of the trunk, removal of the lateral wings exposes about two dozen gill pores running on either side of the dorsal nerve cord (Fig.
Finally, the dorsal nerve of the penis /clitoris is the most superficial branch found at the level of the pubic symphysis.
Spratling's equally extreme tactic of cutting the dorsal nerve of the penis.
In most urochordates the larva has a chordate body plan with a trunk or head region and a motile tail containing a notochord and a dorsal nerve cord (Katz, 1983; Meinertzhagen and Okamura, 2001).
Dorsal nerve of the penis block-anatomical and radiological studies.
Along its course, the pudendal nerve gives rise to the inferior rectal nerve, the perineal nerve, and the dorsal nerve to the penis or clitoris.
These experiments confirmed that extracellular recording can detect motor activity in the dorsal nerve roots and that efferent activity from dorsal roots reflects at least part of the motor commands to the intrinsic musculature.
In the latter staining technique, the cut distal stump of the dorsal nerve of the third nerve root in the thoracic ganglion was introduced into a glass capillary filled with 0.

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