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pudendal artery

pudendal artery in Medicine

pudendal artery n.

  1. An artery with distribution to the corpus cavernosum of the penis; internal pudendal artery.

  2. An artery with origin in the femoral artery, with distribution to the skin over the pubis, the skin over the penis, scrotum, or labia majora; and with anastomoses to the dorsal artery of the penis or of the clitoris, and to posterior scrotal or labial arteries; external pudendal artery.

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