Definition of Ischiocavernosus

1. Noun. (anatomy) A muscle just below the surface of the perineum, used to flex the anus, stabilize the erect penis (in males), and tense the vagina (in females). ¹

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Medical Definition of Ischiocavernosus

1. Origin, ramus of ischium; insertion, corpus cavernosum penis (or clitoridis); action, compresses the crus of the penis (or clitoris) forcing blood in its sinuses into the distal part of the corpus cavernosum; nerve supply, perineal. Synonym: musculus ischiocavernosus, musculus erector clitoridis, musculus erector penis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ischiocavernosus

ischias
ischiatic
ischiatic hernia
ischiatic nerve
ischiatic nerves
ischiatic notch
ischidrosis
ischio-
ischioanal
ischioanal fossa
ischiocapsular
ischiocapsular ligament
ischiocavernosal
ischiocavernosi
ischiocavernous
ischiocele
ischiocerite
ischiococcygeal
ischiococcygeus
ischiodynia
ischiofemoral
ischiofemoral ligament
ischiofibular
ischiomelus
ischioneuralgia
ischionitis
ischiopagus

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