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corpus

1. a collection or body of writings, esp by a single author or on a specific topic
2. Anatomy
a. any distinct mass or body
b. the main part of an organ or structure
3. the inner layer or layers of cells of the meristem at a shoot tip, which produces the vascular tissue and pith

corpus

Latin for "body," corpus refers to a collection of items. Any very large body of work that is written (text), spoken or on video can be called a corpus. The Web is a gigantic corpus.
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50a software for the measurement of the total areas of the corpora cavernosa, corpus spongiosum, erectile tissue, and tunica albuginea of the corpora cavernosa; and the thickness of the corpora cavernosa and corpus spongiosum, as depicted in Figure 1.
Separation of corpus spongiosum, urethral fistula, corpus cavernosum compression, no distal sensation
Urethral lumen (L), urothelium (U), fibrosis (FB), corpus spongiosum (CSP).
The complications after surgery encountered in this case were not different from those already described, particularly haemorrhage from the corpus spongiosum at the end of urination, infection of the abdominal wound, and partial dehiscence of the urethral mucosa sutured to the perineum [13, 22, 23].
Traditionally if the penis is generally normal and the penile skin, urethral plate, corpus spongiosum, and dartos fascia are suitable for urethral reconstruction, one-stage urethroplasty is the surgery of choice, but in patients who have experienced failed hypospadias repair or in whom the penile skin, urethral plate, and dartos fascia are not suitable for urethral reconstruction, two-staged urethroplasty is recommended [16].
Key Words: Male urethral catheterization, complication, corpus spongiosum, mass, urethral trauma.
Blood drainage from the penis is done by external pudendal vein and internal pudendal vein and venous blood in deep vein penis, bulbar vein and dorsal penile vein enter to internal pudendal vein and then internal iliac and finally coudal vena cava, and the external pudendal vein blood prepuce, skin, corpus spongiosum penis and ischiocavernosus, bulbospongiosus and retractor muscles and free part penis through dorsal vein drainage (Fig7,8).
25) Tumors invading corpus cavernosum are at higher risk for presenting nodal metastases than those invading only corpus spongiosum, (26,27) and the deepest erectile tissue invaded should be clearly stated in the final pathology report.
The origin of the corpus spongiosum lies at the base of the penis and is characterized by a bi-lobed enlargement called the bulb of the penis.
There are, however, three inflatable cylinders of erectile tissue, two corpora cavernosa on the upper surface and the corpus spongiosum running centrally up the underside.
Strict adherence between connecting tubes and corpus spongiosum of urethra may have facilitated the occurrence of the lesion.
The thickness of the stricture, indicated by spongiofibrosis, was also assessed by degree of echogenicity and thickness of corpus spongiosum.