The Genital Sensory System
The genital sensory system has a unique constellation of properties, including sensory discriminative operations typical of somatic sensation, the affective and motivational characteristics of genital sensation, and various behavioral and endocrine control functions vital to reproduction. Genital sensory function is also unique in that sexual dimorphism is most extreme in the genital organs, thus providing the brain with a notably different view of the body periphery in the two sexes.
KeywordsPudendal Nerve Dorsal Nerve Penile Shaft Female External Genitalia Nucleus Gracilis
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