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dorsal nerve of penis


Definition: the deep terminal branch of the pudendal nerves that runs through the deep perineal muscles giving branches, then runs along the dorsum of the penis, supplying the skin of the penis, the prepuce, the corpora cavernosa, and the glans.

Synonym(s): nervus dorsalis penisTA

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