"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.
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.
- Glans Penis
- Glans Peni
- Peni, Glans
- Penis, Glans
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Penis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Penis".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Penis" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Penis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.