Subcutaneous tissue of penis
|Subcutaneous tissue of penis|
|The penis in transverse section, showing the blood vessels. (Superficial fascia labeled at center left.)|
|Latin||tela subcutanea penis|
|Gray's||subject #262 1249|
It is sometimes just called the "dartos layer".
It attaches at the intersection of the body and glans.
The term "superficial penile fascia" is more common, but "subcutaneous tissue of penis" is the term used by Terminologia Anatomica.
- "Neuroanatomy of the penile portion of the human dorsal nerve of the penis". Retrieved 2007-11-25.
- Leonard, Robert D. Human Gross Anatomy: An Outline Text. Oxford University Press, USA. p. 135. ISBN 0-19-509003-9.
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