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corpus cavernosum

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noun corpus ca·ver·no·sum \ -ˌkav-ər-ˈnō-səm \

medical Definition of corpus cavernosum

plural corpora cavernosa play \-sə\
:a mass of erectile tissue with large interspaces capable of being distended with blood; especially :one of those that form the bulk of the body of the penis or of the clitoris

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