cavernous spaces of corpora cavernosa of penis

cavernae corporum cavernosorum penis.

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  • Trabeculae of corpora cavernosa of penis — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = trabeculae corporum cavernosorum penis GraySubject = 262 GrayPage = 1250 Caption = Section of corpus cavernosum penis in a non distended condition. a. Trabeculæ of connective tissue, with many elastic… …   Wikipedia

  • cavernae corporum cavernosorum penis — 1. [TA] cavernous spaces of corpora cavernosa of penis: the dilatable spaces within the corpora cavernosa of the penis, which fill with blood and become distended with erection …   Medical dictionary

  • trabeculae corporum cavernosorum penis — [TA] trabeculae of corpora cavernosa of penis: numerous bands and cords of fibromuscular tissue traversing the interior of the corpora cavernosa of the penis, attached to the tunica albuginea and septum and creating the cavernous spaces that… …   Medical dictionary

  • Corpus cavernosum penis — Transverse section of the penis. The constituent cavernous cylinders o …   Wikipedia

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