Erectile Tissue

Erectile tissue is tissue in the body with numerous vascular spaces that may become engorged with blood. However, tissue that is devoid of or otherwise lacking erectile tissue (such as the labia minora, the vestibule/vagina and the urethra) may also engorge with blood, often during sexual arousal.

Read more about Erectile TissueErectile Tissue in The Clitoris and Penis, Other Erectile Tissue

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Clitoris - Anatomy and Structure - General Structure
... a frenulum on the under-surface of the glans), two erectile bodies known as the corpora cavernosa (which are a pair of sponge-like regions of erectile tissue which contain most of the blood in the ... vestibule because of the similarity of the trabecular and erectile tissue within the clitoris and bulbs, and the absence of trabecular tissue in other genital organs, with the erectile ... by thick fibro-elastic tunica albuginea (literally meaning "white covering," connective tissue) ...
Other Erectile Tissue
... Erectile tissue is also found in the nose (turbinates), ear, urethral sponge and perineal sponge ... The erection of nipples is not due to erectile tissue, but rather due to the contraction of smooth muscle under the control of the autonomic nervous system ...
G-Spot Amplification - Sexual Stimulation and Studies - Findings - General
... experience vaginal orgasms are statistically more likely to have thicker tissue in the anterior vaginal wall ... finalized in 2009, hypothesizes thicker tissue in the G-Spot area may be part of the clitoris and is not a separate erogenous zone ... published in 2005 which investigates the size of the clitoris – it suggests that clitoral tissue extends into the anterior wall of the vagina ...
Shlong - In Different Animals - Vertebrates - Mammals
... The internal structures of the penis consist mainly of cavernous, erectile tissue, which is a collection of blood sinusoids separated by sheets of connective tissue (trabe ... Some mammals have a lot of erectile tissue relative to connective tissue, for example horses ... Given the small amount of erectile tissue, there is little enlargement after erection ...
Clitoris - Sexual Stimulation, Findings and Debates - Clitoral and Vaginal Orgasmic Factors and Relationships
... the clitoris, noted a direct relationship between the legs or roots of the clitoris and the erectile tissue of the "clitoral bulbs" and corpora, and the distal ... get the bulbs of the clitoris – triangular, crescental masses of erectile tissue." O'Connell et al ... the assertion in 1998 that there is more erectile tissue associated with the clitoris than is generally described in anatomical textbooks, and were thus ...

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