Cavernous body


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a body of erectile tissue with large interspaces which may be distended with blood, as in the penis or clitoris.

See also: Cavernous

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Environmentalists around the world have given the Barrier Reef another two decades at the most, so it's time you head Down Under to take a swim along the coral and discover the thousands of fish species housed within its cavernous body.
Years of research around the world indicate that artificial reefs help increase and sustain the diversity of fish, coral, sponges, and other marine life, as seen in deep sea shipwrecks that host hundreds of marine animals in their cavernous body.