corpus spongiosum

/ (ˌspʌndʒɪˈəʊsəm) /

noun

a mass of tissue that, with the corpora cavernosa, forms the erectile tissue of the penis of mammals

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Word Origin for corpus spongiosum

New Latin, literally: spongy body
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