helicine artery

noun
hel·​i·​cine artery | \ˈhel-ə-ˌsēn-, ˈhē-lə-ˌsīn- \

Medical Definition of helicine artery 

: any of various convoluted and dilated arterial vessels that empty directly into the cavernous spaces of erectile tissue and function in its erection

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