The human penis is an external male intromittent organ that additionally serves as the urinal duct. The main parts are the root radix ; the body corpus ; and the epithelium of the penis including the shaft skin and the foreskin prepuce covering the glans penis. The body of the penis is made up of three columns of tissue : two corpora cavernosa on the dorsal side and corpus spongiosum between them on the ventral side. The human male urethra passes through the prostate gland , where it is joined by the ejaculatory duct , and then through the penis.
Penile size differs between men of different ethnic backgrounds and large studies of penis girth and length have been conducted by condom manufacturers. What many men perceive as a short penis actually falls into normal range size. Penis size is an important issue for many men and men of all ages are concerned about length and thickness of their penises. As with any health concern, men who are worried about their penis size should consult with a urologist trained in sexual medicine. A full genital exam may be able to determine any medical issues affecting penis size. Schlegel, M.
Perceptions about penis size among supposedly healthy 40 to year-old Brazilian men: a cross-sectional pilot study. I PhD. Psychologist at Instituto H. Many men seek medical treatments complaining that their penises are too small short when in fact they are not they are not cases of micropenis.
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