pudendal artery

n.

An artery with distribution to the corpus cavernosum of the penis; internal pudendal artery.
An artery with origin in the femoral artery; with distribution to the skin over the pubis, penis, scrotum, or labia majora; and with anastomoses to the dorsal artery of the penis or of the clitoris and to the posterior scrotal or labial arteries; external pudendal artery.

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