Medical Dictionary


adj cav·ern·ous \ˈkav-ər-nəs\

Medical Definition of CAVERNOUS

:  having caverns or cavities
of tissue :  composed largely of vascular sinuses and capable of dilating with blood to bring about the erection of a body part
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