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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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Distal division of the corpus spongiosum associated with little or no Chordee (Figure 1).
On computerized tomography (CT) scan, emphysematous changes were noted with in the ventral portion of the penile shaft with air at the bulb of the corpus spongiosum (Figures 1 and 2).
Although penile pain and obstructive uropathy are infrequently reported as initial symptoms, they may be present in advanced disease secondary to increased mass effect and infiltration, notably into the corpus spongiosum [10].
Separation of corpus spongiosum, urethral fistula, corpus cavernosum compression, no distal sensation
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].
Histological examination revealed verrucous carcinoma of the penis invading the underlying stroma with a broad based pushing border, with no invasion of the corpora cavernosa, corpus spongiosum, and the urethra.
This article Will present two unreported cases of urethral trauma during difficult catheterization that resulted in the development of a hard, tumor-like mass in the corpus spongiosum, This is a rare complication that if not recognized might lead to unnecessary invasive interventions for the patient.
The artery of the bulb, supplies the bulb and then runs distally within the organ to supply the corpus spongiosum about the urethra and later on approaching the apex of the penis[12,14].
(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.
A separate erectile compartment (corpus spongiosum) lies beneath the corpus cavernosum and surrounds the urethra.
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.