bulbospongiosus

One of the superficial muscles of the perineum, covering the bulb of the penis in males and the vestibular bulb in females.
Syn: bulbocavernosus

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  • Bulbospongiosus — Musculus bulbospongiosus M. bulbospongiosus beim Mann M. bulbospongiosus bei der Frau Urs …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bulbospongiosus — bul·bo·spon·gi·o·sus (bul″bo spon″je oґsəs) see under musculus …   Medical dictionary

  • bulbospongiosus — bul·bo·spon·gi·o·sus …   English syllables

  • Bulbospongiosus muscle — Infobox Muscle Name = Bulbospongiosus muscle Latin = musculus bulbospongiosus GraySubject = 120 GrayPage = 428 Caption = Muscles of the female perineum. (Bulbocavernosus visible at upper right.) Caption2 = Muscles of male perineum.… …   Wikipedia

  • bulbospongiosus reflex — contraction of the bulbospongiosus muscle in response to a tap on the dorsum of the penis; called also bulbocavernous, penile, or virile r …   Medical dictionary

  • bulbospongiosus muscle — bul·bo·spon·gi·o·sus muscle .bəl (.)bō .spən jē ō səs n BULBOCAVERNOSUS …   Medical dictionary

  • bulbospongiosus muscle — ¦bəl(ˌ)bōˌspənjē¦ōsəs , ˌspän noun Etymology: New Latin, from bulb + Latin spongiosus spongy : bulbocavernosus …   Useful english dictionary

  • M. bulbospongiosus — Musculus bulbospongiosus M. bulbospongiosus beim Mann M. bulbospongiosus bei der Frau Urs …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus bulbospongiosus — M. bulbospongiosus beim Mann M. bulbospongiosus bei der Frau Ursprung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • musculus bulbospongiosus — [TA] bulbospongiosus muscle: origin, central point of perineum, median raphe of bulb; insertion, fascia of penis (male) or clitoris (female); innervation, pudendal; action, constricts spongy urethra in males and vaginal orifice in females,… …   Medical dictionary

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