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(pē'nis, pē'nēz, pē'nis-ez), [TA]
The organ of copulation and urination in the male; formed of three columns of erectile tissue, two arranged laterally on the dorsum (corpora cavernosa penis) and one median ventrally (corpus spongiosum penis); the urethra traverses the latter; the extremity (glans penis) is formed by an expansion of the corpus spongiosum and is more or less completely covered by a free fold of skin (prepuce).
[L. tail]
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Ulkemizde penis boyu ile ilgili tarihi eserlere Izmir'deki Efes Mtizesi'nde bulunan Roma donemine ait Bereket Tanrisi Bes (Priapos) basta olmak uzere Anadolu'nun bircok yerinde rastlanmaktadir (Sekil 1).