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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.
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Adj.1.perineal - of or relating to the perineum; "perineal pains"


a. perineal, rel. al perineo.


adj perineal
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Colostomy was not done in neonates with low anomaly, which includes perineal fistula and vestibular fistula.
This approach provides excellent access to both the perineal fistula opening and the posterior urethra.
Fibrin glue sealing in the treatment of perineal fistulas.