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Penile Erection

"Penile Erection" 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.

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The state of the PENIS when the erectile tissue becomes filled or swollen (tumid) with BLOOD and causes the penis to become rigid and elevated. It is a complex process involving CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEMS; HORMONES; SMOOTH MUSCLES; and vascular functions.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Penile Erection" by people in this website by year, and whether "Penile Erection" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1999 and 2003 and 2004 and 2006 and 2008 and 2012 and 2018
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