ischiocavernosus

noun

is·​chio·​cav·​er·​no·​sus -ˌkav-ər-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce ischiocavernosus (audio)
plural ischiocavernosi -ˌsī How to pronounce ischiocavernosus (audio)
: a muscle on each side that arises from the ischium near the crus of the penis or clitoris and is inserted on the crus near the pubic symphysis

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“Ischiocavernosus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ischiocavernosus. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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