corpus cavernosum

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corpus cavernosum

[′kȯr·pəs ‚ka·vər′nō·səm]
(anatomy)
The cylinder of erectile tissue forming the clitoris in the female and the penis in the male.
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GRADE IV: Complete division of Corpus spongiosum leading to urethral fistula and constriction of corpus cavernosa with loss of distal penile sensations.
Surgical treatment of deformity and coital difficulty in healed traumatic rupture of the corpus cavernosa.

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