The clitoris, an organ very rich in nerve fibers

An organ solely dedicated to pleasure, could the clitoris be particularly erogenous because it benefits from exceptional innervation? (illustrative image). 203209543/Moraya – stock.adobe.com

DECRYPTION – Under the microscope, American researchers have found an even greater innervation than previously thought.

There has long been a kind of war of numbers between penis and clitoris to find out who has the biggest… innervation! These two organs have often been compared and while the clitoris has long lost the match in size, it would definitely win in nerve fiber count.

But while the figure of 8000 can be found in many online resources, scientific data on the subject is patchy. A team of American surgeons presented, at the last congress of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) held from October 27 to 30 in Miami (United States), the results of a microscopic analysis on human clitoris.

Lack of training

An organ solely dedicated to pleasure, could the clitoris be particularly erogenous because it benefits from exceptional innervation? In any case, this is the message conveyed for a long time. The clitoris would be richer than the penis in nerve fibers and would therefore be more sensitive. “A long time…

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