Ischiocavernosus - Musculus ischiocavernosus

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General terms > Splanchnology > Urogenital system > Perineum > Ischiocavernosus

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Description

In dogs, the ischiocavernosus muscle is the a short, broad, paired musce covering the crura of the penis.

Origin: tuber ischiatic in male, ischiatic arch in female

Insertion: body of penis at junction of crura, encloses crus penis.

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Nerve: 


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Illustrated Veterinary Anatomical Nomenclature - 3rd edittion - Gheorghe M. Constantinescu, Oskar Schaller - Enke

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