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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Treatment of priapism by injection of adrenalin into the corpora cavernosa penis. Scand J Urol Nephrol 1991;25(4):251-4.
It constricts the arteries and blood vessels supplying blood flow to the corpora cavernosa penis, or the two columns of erectile tissue on either side of the male sex organ.