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corpus spongiosum

[kor-pus spun-jee-OH-sum]the chamber that runs along the length of the bottom of the penis (around the urethra) that fills with blood during an erection. The 2 larger chambers on each side of the penis called the corpora cavernosa also fill during a normal erection. See also corpora cavernosa, urethra.

How is penile cancer staged?

... T2: Tumor has grown into one of the internal chambers of the penis
(the corpus spongiosum or corpora cavernosum). T3 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-staging

Treatment options for penile cancer, by stage

... Stage II penile cancer includes tumors that have grown into the tissues of the
penis (such as the corpus spongiosum or cavernosum) or the urethra ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-treating-by-stage

What is penile cancer?

... The third chamber lies below them and is known as the corpus spongiosum.
This chamber widens at its end to form the glans. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-what-is-penile-cancer

Penile Cancer

... The third chamber lies below them and is known as the corpus spongiosum.
This chamber widens at its end to form the glans. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003132-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... A smaller third chamber called the corpus spongiosum also fills during
a normal erection. See also corpus spongiosum. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=c