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.)
|Artery||artery of bulb of penis|
|Vein||vein of bulb of penis|
|Lymph||superficial inguinal lymph nodes|
The bulb is homologous to the vestibular bulbs in females.
- Male urethra.
- Diagram of the arteries of the penis.
This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 1248 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)
- perineum at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University)
- figures/chapter_38/38-4.HTM: Basic Human Anatomy at Dartmouth Medical School
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