os penis


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os penis

(ŏs pē′nĭs)
n.
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In humans, the os penis seems to have been acquired during the aging process because almost all of the cases were observed in 50- to 80-year-old men.
If the bladder stones are small, they can also pass into the penile urethra, where they lodge against the os penis bone.
The os penis was transected with a bone cutter and the urethra was transected 1 cm cranial to the penile amputation site.