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Definition: 'Compressible Cavernous Bodies'

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compressible cavernous bodies

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. submucous venous plexuses found at the level of the pharyngoesophageal junction and anal canal, which assist in reducing or obliterating the lumen.

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