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Descriptions of Penis

Penis: An external male reproductive organ. It contains a tube called the urethra, which carries semen and urine to the outside of the body.
Source: National Institute of Health

Penis: the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
Source: WordNet 2.1

Penis : male organ of copulation and urinary excretion.
Source: CRISP

Penis : The external reproductive organ of males. It is composed of a mass of erectile tissue enclosed in three cylindrical fibrous compartments. Two of the three compartments, the corpus cavernosa, are placed side-by-side along the upper part of the organ. The third compartment below, the corpus spongiosum, houses the urethra.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Penis

Penis: Male external sexual and urinary organ.

Condition count: 30 ; see list below.

Organ types: Sexual organs (137), Male sex organs (50)

Number: 1 penis

Related organs: urethra (4), testes (13), prostate (10), bladder (24), erection, penis shaft, glans of penis, foreskin (4), sperm (2), semen, seminal fluid, ejaculation, epididymis (2), seminal vesicle, vas deferens

Main condition: Penis disorders

Organs: list of all organs

Penis: Related Topics

Diseases List for Penis:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Penis' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:












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