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Penis

"Penis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Penis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Penis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 42 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2014
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