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prostatic venous plexus


Definition: a venous plexus, arising chiefly from the dorsal vein of the penis, situated below the base of the bladder at the sides of the prostate.

Synonym(s): plexus venosus prostaticusTA, plexus pudendalis, Santorini labyrinth

See Also: prostaticovesical venous plexus

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