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corpus cavernosum of clitoris


Definition: one of the two parallel columns of erectile tissue forming the body of the clitoris; they diverge at the root to form the crura of the clitoris.

Synonym(s): corpus cavernosum clitoridisTA, cavernous body of clitoris

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