Bulb of penis

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 cavernosum penis. The bulb of penis is also known as the urethral bulb.

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.)
Arteryartery of bulb of penis
Veinvein of bulb of penis
Lymphsuperficial inguinal lymph nodes
Latinbulbus penis
Anatomical terminology

The bulb is homologous to the vestibular bulbs in females.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 1248 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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