Perineum meaning

pĕr'ə-nē'əm
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.
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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.
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Origin of perineum

  • Middle English from Medieval Latin perinaeon from Greek perinaion peri- peri- inān to excrete
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition