perineum


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per·i·ne·um

 (pĕr′ə-nē′əm)
n. pl. per·i·ne·a (-nē′ə)
1. The portion of the body in the pelvis occupied by urogenital passages and the rectum, bounded in front by the pubic arch, in the back by the coccyx, and laterally by part of the hipbone.
2. The region between the scrotum and the anus in males, and between the posterior vulva junction and the anus in females.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin perinaeon, from Greek perinaion : peri-, peri- + inān, to excrete.]

per′i·ne′al (-nē′əl) adj.

perineum

(ˌpɛrɪˈniːəm)
n, pl -nea (-ˈniːə)
1. (Anatomy) the region of the body between the anus and the genital organs, including some of the underlying structures
2. (Anatomy) the nearly diamond-shaped surface of the human trunk between the thighs
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek perinaion, from peri- + inein to empty out]
ˌperiˈneal adj

per•i•ne•um

(ˌpɛr əˈni əm)

n., pl. -ne•a (-ˈni ə)
the area in front of the anus extending to the fourchette of the vulva in the female and to the scrotum in the male.
[1625–35; < New Latin < Greek períneon, períneos, perínaios]
per`i•ne′al, adj.

perineum

1. The part of the body between the anus and the genitals.
2. The pelvic floor, especially referring to the area of muscle and tissue between the vaginal opening and the anus that is susceptible to tearing in childbirth.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.perineum - the general region between the anus and the genital organsperineum - the general region between the anus and the genital organs
region, area - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
Translations
عجان
перинеум
hráz
mellemkød
Perineum
lahkliha
پرینهعجانمیاندوراه
väliliha
חיץ הנקבים
međica
gátperineum
회음부
tarpvietė
starpene
perineum
mellomkjøttetperineum
períneo
perineu
mellangård

perineum

[ˌperɪˈniːəm] N (perinea (pl)) → perineo m

perineum

n (Anat) → Damm m, → Perineum nt (spec)

per·i·ne·um

n. perineo, suelo pelviano delimitado anteriormente por la raíz del escroto en el hombre y la vulva en la mujer y posteriormente por el ano.
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After a five hour operation in the Children's Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai, the twins were separated and had their anuses, perineum, and muscle surrounding the rectum reconstructed, Xinhua news agency reported.
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Those without any acute and chronic disease or allergy, without history of psychological problems, contextual disease, eclampsia or preeclampsia during pregnancy, premature rupture of membranes for more than 24 h, problems with physical complications that have impact on the recovery of perineum such as malnutrition, anemia and diabetes mellitus.
To remove her organs, the scans show, the embalmers created a hole through her perineum and removed her intestines, stomach, liver and even her heart.
The first manipulation involves sending a stiff guide wire from the cystoscope and pulling it out from the perineum after perforating the proximal end of the stricture.
One of the simplest ways to get started is to lie on your back and put the soles of your feet together, breathe in, and as you breathe out, make your mouth into an 'o' shape, and pull up the muscles of the perineum (the small space between the vagina and bottom).