Body of penis
|Body of penis|
|The constituent cavernous cylinders of the penis.|
|Vertical section of bladder, penis, and urethra.|
|Gray's||subject #262 1249|
The body of the penis extends from the root to the ends of the corpora cavernosa penis, and in it these corpora cavernosa are intimately bound to one another.
A shallow groove which marks their junction on the upper surface lodges the deep dorsal vein of the penis, while a deeper and wider groove between them on the under surface contains the corpus cavernosum urethræ.
The body is ensheathed by fascia.
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