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Arteries and veins of the penis

View full-sized image Two drawings of the penis. The top drawing shows the arteries of the penis and the bottom drawing shows the veins of the penis. A label in the top drawing points to the arteries branching throughout the penis. A label in the bottom drawing points to the v
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Two drawings of the penis. The top drawing shows the arteries of the penis and the bottom drawing shows the veins of the penis. A label in the top drawing points to the arteries branching throughout the penis. A label in the bottom drawing points to the v

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Two drawings of the penis. The top drawing shows the arteries of the penis and the bottom drawing shows the veins of the penis. A label in the top drawing points to the arteries branching throughout the penis. A label in the bottom drawing points to the v

Caption

Arteries (top) and veins (bottom) penetrate the corpora cavernosa and the corpus spongiosum. An erection occurs when relaxed muscles allow the corpora cavernosa to fill with excess blood fed by the arteries, while drainage of blood through the veins is bl

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