cavernous body

noun

Definition of cavernous body

: corpus cavernosum

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translation of New Latin corpus cavernosum

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“Cavernous body.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cavernous%20body. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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