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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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To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of an elective gangrene of the corpus spongiosum in which commonly known etiologies were eliminated.
Arterial vascularization of the penis in the rabbit was demonstrated to be supplied by the penile artery wich arised from the internal pudendal artery which possessed two branches such as the deep artery of the penis, the dorsal artery of the penis, whereas the ramus praeputialis arised from the external pudendal artery and blood drainage from the penis is done by external pudendal vein and internal pudendal vein and venous blood in deep vein, bulbar vein and dorsal 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 and muscles and free part penis through dorsal vein drainage.
The resection margin can be divided in 3 important areas that need to be analyzed: the skin of the shaft with underlying dartos and penile fascia; corpora cavernosa with albuginea; and urethra with periurethral cylinder that includes lamina propria, corpus spongiosum, albuginea, and penile fascia (Figure 1).
Preserved portions of the corpus spongiosum showed arterial hyalinization with occlusion of the lumen.
pT2: Tumor invades any of the following: corpus spongiosum, prostate, periurethral muscle