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bulb of penis


Definition: the expanded proximal (posterior) part of the corpus spongiosum of the penis lying in the interval between the crura of the penis and containing the somewhat dilated and angulated portion of the spongy urethra.

Synonym(s): bulbus penisTA, bulb of corpus spongiosum, bulb of urethra, bulbus urethrae

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