corpus spongiosum

noun

corpus spon·​gi·​o·​sum -ˌspən-jē-ˈō-səm, -ˌspän- How to pronounce corpus spongiosum (audio)
: the median longitudinal column of erectile tissue of the penis that contains the urethra and is ventral to the two corpora cavernosa

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“Corpus spongiosum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/corpus%20spongiosum. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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