corpus cavernosum

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corpus cavernosum

(ˌkævəˈnəʊsəm)
n, pl corpora cavernosa
(Anatomy) either of two masses of erectile tissue in the penis of mammals
[New Latin, literally: cavernous body]
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After incision urethra was completely mobilized from underneath corpus cavernosa and rotated to 180 degrees.
We present a case of bilateral rupture of corpus cavernosa with complete rupture of urethra.
Self injection of these agents, either alone or in combination, achieve erection in a wide variety of ED if the vasculature of the corpus cavernosa is healthy.

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