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corpus

1. The principal of a bond. For example, securities dealers create zero-coupon Treasury receipts by purchasing a regular Treasury bond and separating the interest coupons from the corpus. See also coupon stripping.
2. The principal amount of an estate or trust.
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Caption: Figure 1: Coronal view of pelvic CT image demonstrating emphysematous changes in the bulb of the corpus spongiosum.
No significant changes were observed in the area and thickness of the tunica albuginea, corpora cavernosa and corpus spongiosum in our histomorphometric analyses.
In both case report patients, traumatic catheterization appeared to have injured the urethra resulting in a breakage in the corpus spongiosum. In further attempts to catheterize the patients, using 20 cc of anesthetic jelly injected through the urethra, all or at least some jelly was pushed into corpus spongiosum producing a lobulated, firm mass in the corpus spongiosum (see Figures 1-3).
* -- pT2: Tumor invades any of the following: prostatic stroma, corpus spongiosum, periurethral muscle
No blood clots were found but only partial expansion of the inflammation to corpus spongiosum and urethra.
Urethral lumen (L), urothelium (U), fibrosis (FB), corpus spongiosum (CSP).
The thickness of the stricture, indicated by spongiofibrosis, was also assessed by degree of echogenicity and thickness of corpus spongiosum.
Through a circumferential incision, distal urethra was elevated from the corpus spongiosum. A 3-Fr ureteric catheter also did not pass the obstructed part (Figure 2(a)).
To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of an elective gangrene of the corpus spongiosum in which commonly known etiologies were eliminated.
Associated scar in the surrounding corpus spongiosum is known as spongiofibrosis Periurethral fibrosis (spongiofibrosis) was also assessed by degree of echogenicity and thickness of spongiosum.
Pathology revealed extensive necrosis of the proximal urethra, corpus spongiosum, corpora cavernosa and surrounding soft tissues.
Cowper's glands ducts enter the bulbous urethra near the midline by piercing through the corpus spongiosum [1, 2].