erectile tissue


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vascular tissue capable of filling with blood and becoming rigid

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Viagra operates by binding on to and blocking an enzyme called PDE5, which naturally occurs in erectile tissue.
Future trials will investigate whether there are subgroups of women with arousal disorder, such as those with difficulty getting extra blood to the vulvar and clitoral erectile tissue or to the front part of the vagina during sex.
The current obsession of the tabloid media with various new methods of enhancing male erectile tissue -- through either surgery or drugs -- is clearly providing an impetus, if not a rationale, for such possibly pathological folly.
If the flow of arterial blood into the penis is inadequate, the erectile tissue does not fill, or fills incompletely.
The pellet releases a drug that migrates into the erectile tissue and causes a temporary erection.
It constricts the arteries and blood vessels supplying blood flow to the corpora cavernosa penis, or the two columns of erectile tissue on either side of the male sex organ.
PDE-5 inhibitors only target ED through actions on erectile tissue but have no impact on the CNS centers that regulate this function.
Its highly pleasurable erectile tissue is wrapped around the vulva like two magnificent arches.
Potential and subclinical injury to erectile tissue caused by electrosurgery on the penis cannot be underestimated," he added.
Surely the right decision considering all his recent problems in the erectile tissue department?
When a boy becomes sexually aroused, his heart speeds up, erectile tissue relaxes, allowing blood to fill the tissue, which causes the penis to stretch and swell.
One study suggests that the erectile tissue in the penis actually dies off after the radical prostatectomy.
However, the adrenoreceptors in the penile erectile tissue are primarily alpha-1 type (16).
The plaque develops on the upper or lower side of the penis in layers containing erectile tissue.
The advancement of phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitor therapeutics quickly followed the scientific understanding of the nitric oxide (NO) signaling mechanism in erectile tissue.