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Erectile tissue

Erectile tissue

a tissue with numerous vascular spaces that may become engorged with blood.

Synonym: cavernous tissue.

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Question About Reproductive Organ (Male)

... suggestion about exercise won't work, because there is no real muscle tissue in a penis - it's mostly a weird type of epithelium called erectile tissue.

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by Darby
Sun Jun 03, 2007 7:44 pm
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Hormones particularly testosterone and dopamine take effect causing the erectile tissue to fill with blood from the arteries. As the tissue fills, the increasing pressure seals ...

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by Schröder
Sun Dec 24, 2006 1:41 am
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