Bulb of penis

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Bulb of penis
The constituent cavernous cylinders of the penis. (Bulb labeled at bottom center.)
Vertical section of bladder, penis, and urethra. (Bulb visible at bottom center.)
Latin bulbus penis
artery of bulb of penis
vein of bulb of penis
superficial inguinal lymph nodes
Gray's p.1248
TA A09.4.01.016
FMA FMA:19614
Anatomical terminology

Just before each crus of the penis meets its fellow it presents a slight enlargement, which Georg Ludwig Kobelt named the bulb of the corpus spongiosum penis.

It is homologous to the vestibular bulbs in females.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.