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perforating arteries of penis


Definition: branches of the dorsal artery of the penis that perforate the tunica albuginea along the dorsum of the penis, especially near the glans, to supply the glans and to supplement the deep artery of the penis in supplying the cavernous spaces of the corpora cavernosa.

Synonym(s): arteriae perforantes penisTA

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