Foot aficionados, step aside. A new study of the genitalia of male Japanese cadavers has revealed the true indicator of a person's erect penis length might be as obvious as the nose on their face.
The study -- entitled "Nose Size Indicates Maximum Penile Length" and which was published in Basic and Clinical Andrology -- examined the stretched penile length (SPL), flaccid length, and other bodily and genital measurements on the cadavers of 126 Japanese adult males aged 30 to 59 in a noble scientific quest to determine if there is a correlation between the nose on a person's face and the hose in their pants.
"The saying 'big nose, big hose' suggests that nose size indicates penile length. However, scientific reports that prove this statement are not available to date," the study's abstract stated. "In this report, to confirm the truth of this statement, we analyzed the relationships between stretched penile length (SPL) and nose size as well as the weight of male genital organs in middle-aged people."
The study, which went viral recently after it was shared on TikTok by Dr. Anthony Youn, found that nose size did, in fact, have a noticeable correlation with the SPL of the subjects examined. Linear regression models found "the average stretched penile length gradually increased in the longer nose size groups," though nose size did not appear to have any correlation with someone's penile circumference or "girthiness."
After much hands-on grappling with the test subjects and their accumulated data, the study concluded that "nose size was highly related to stretched penile length in Japanese male cadavers."
The study's authors stated the results are generally "useless for forensic purposes," however, they instead hope they have provided much-needed data for the understanding of "the growing process of the penis or facial features," as well as spurring others to study the correlation.
"This study is the first to demonstrate the relationship between SPL and nose size but is limited in Japanese male cadavers, and the reason why SPL and nose size are related is still unclear," the study concluded. "Therefore, we consider it an interesting subject to pursue from now on."
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