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Question

The erectile tissue forming the bulk of the penis and the clitoris is ________.


A

Glans

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B

Corpora cavernosa

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C

Male accessory glands

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D

Both A and B

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Solution

The correct option is B

Corpora cavernosa


Penis and clitoris are the erectile organs in males and females respectively. Their erectile property is due to corpora cavernosa tissue which is rich in vasculature, having the ability to hold large amounts of blood.


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