Spongy body of penis

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spongy body of penis --> corpus spongiosum penis

The median column of erectile tissue located between and ventral to the two corpora cavernosa penis; posteriorly it expands into the bulbus penis and anteriorly it terminates as the enlarged glans penis; it is traversed by the urethra.

Synonym: corpus cavernosum urethrae, spongy body of penis.

corpus spongiosum urethrae muliebris, the submucous coat of the female urethra, containing a venous network that insinuates itself between the muscular layers, giving to them an erectile nature.