Bulb of penis

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Bulb of penis
The constituent cavernous cylinders of the penis. (Bulb labeled at bottom center.)
Vertical section of bladder, penis, and urethra. (Bulb visible at bottom center.)
Latin bulbus penis
Gray's subject #262 1248
Artery artery of bulb of penis
Vein vein of bulb of penis
Lymph superficial inguinal lymph nodes
Dorlands/Elsevier b_26/12200291

Just before each crus of the penis meets its fellow it presents a slight enlargement, named by Kobelt the bulb of the corpus cavernosum penis.

It is homologous to the vestibular bulbs in females.

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