erectile tissue


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vascular tissue capable of filling with blood and becoming rigid

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The arteries dilate and start filling the penile erectile tissues with blood.
The scanned images were analyzed through ImageJ v1.50a software for the measurement of the total areas of the corpora cavernosa, corpus spongiosum, erectile tissue, and tunica albuginea of the corpora cavernosa; and the thickness of the corpora cavernosa and corpus spongiosum, as depicted in Figure 1.
Within 10 minutes, 80% of the medication is absorbed through the urethral mucosa causing vasodilation of the erectile tissue found in the corpora cavernosum.
reported that the corpora cavernosa of the clitoris are essentially similar to the penis, except that there is no subalbugineal layer between the tunica albuginea and the erectile tissue. Consequently, the clitoris can become tumescent but not stiffly erect like the penis.
In the article 'Hypertension: The Link Between Erectile Dysfunction and Coronary Artery Disease,' Jacob Rajfer, MD, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, and Martin Miner, MD, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, proposes that hypertension negatively affects the flow of blood to both the heart muscle and the erectile tissue of the penis.
Did you know that we have as much erectile tissue inside our pelvis as men have?
A Peyronie's disease occurs when fibrous plaque develops in the erectile tissue of the penis, causes irritation and swelling, and forms hardened scar tissue.
"Post-prostatectomy erectile dysfunction results from injury to the cavernous nerve that provides the autonomic input to erectile tissue. It is a common complication after radical prostatectomy which decreases the patient's quality of life."
These data suggest that JWH-133 treatment may increase the NO basal production in the erectile tissue but not the stimulated production.
Scrotal skin and the testicles are removed, and the skin of the penis is carefully separated from the erectile tissue and removed.
A blocked nose is due to swollen erectile tissue When your nose feels blocked it isn't because it's full of mucus, but because the veins in your nose are inflamed.
Absorbed by the urethral tissue, the medicine passes through to the surrounding erectile tissue. This treatment is marketed under the name MUSE, an acronym for "medicated urethral system for erections."
"A lack of erectile tissue currently prevents us from restoring sexual function to these patients.