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inflammation of the corpora cavernosa or corpus spongiosum of the penis.
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Inflammation of the corpus cavernosum penis.
Synonym(s): cavernositis
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(kăv″ĕr-nō-sī′tĭs) [″ + Gr. itis, inflammation]
Inflammation of the corpus cavernosum.
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