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A 33-year-old male asked:

Is it the 1-corpora cavernosa or 2-corpus spongiosum that runs in to glans of penis?which during erection or sex causes feeling of rigidness in glans?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Corpus spongiosum: surrounds urethra & runs into glans. Each corpus spongiosum, there are two is like a rod which becomes engorged & traps blood during an erection. There are 2 corpora cavernosa (plural of cavernosum). They are above corpus spongiosum, which is in a groove between them.
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