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The blood supply to the ventral penile skin is based on the posterior scrotal artery , a superficial branch of the deep internal pudendal artery.

The human penis is an external male intromittent organ that additionally serves as the urinal Body of the penis (corpus): It has two surfaces: dorsal ( posterosuperior in the erect penis), and ventral or urethral (facing downwards and backwards.

Dense fibrous membrane encasing and separating dorsal corpora cavernosa and ventral corpus spongiosum; Extends from penile root to tips.

The anatomical positions of the penis are according to the erect penis with the dorsal direction being closer to the head and ventral direction.