dartos

noun
dar·​tos | \ ˈdär-ˌtäs, ˈdärt-əs How to pronounce dartos (audio) \

Medical Definition of dartos

: a thin layer of vascular contractile tissue that contains smooth muscle fibers but no fat and is situated beneath the skin of the scrotum or beneath that of the labia majora

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“Dartos.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dartos. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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