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Penis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Penis
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.444.492
Unique ID
D010413
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010413
Annotation
inflammation = BALANITIS; penile fracture: index under PENIS /‌inj (IM) + RUPTURE (NIM)
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Glans Penis
NLM Classification #
WJ 790
Consider Also
consider also terms at PENILE
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Penis Preferred
Glans Penis Narrower
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