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Spongy body of penis


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corpus spongiosum penis
The median column of erectile tissue located between and ventral to the two corpora cavernosa penis; posteriorly it expands into the bulbus penis and anteriorly it terminates as the enlarged glans penis; it is traversed by the urethra.
Synonym: corpus cavernosum urethrae, spongy body of penis.
corpus spongiosum urethrae muliebris, the submucous coat of the female urethra, containing a venous network that insinuates itself between the muscular layers, giving to them an erectile nature.