Corpus cavernosum clitoridis
|Corpus cavernosum clitoridis|
|The internal anatomy of the human vulva, with the clitoral hood and labia minora indicated as lines.|
|Latin||corpus cavernosum clitoridis|
Anatomy[change | change source]
Physiology[change | change source]
Sometimes, release of nitric oxide relaxes muscles around the vagina, called sexual arousal. More blood flows in through the corpus cavernosum and the clitoris is filled with blood. This leads to better sensitivity.
References[change | change source]
- Gray, Henry (1918). Atlas of the Human Body. Lea & Febiger.