Meaning of perineal in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpɛrɪˈniːəl/



See perineum

‘The perineal area includes the pubis, vulva, labia, perineum, anus, and adjacent area, including the inner aspects of the upper third of the thighs.’
  • ‘Many people mistakenly believe that the abdominal prep should be done before the perineal prep because the abdomen is considered cleaner than the perineum.’
  • ‘It produces bizarre symptoms like bladder irritation, urethral or penile pain, perineal pain, lower abdominal pain and low-grade fevers.’
  • ‘Postoperatively, the patient developed a sciatic nerve palsy and poor anal control and underwent a perineal reconstruction at 16 months of age.’
  • ‘Patients suffer pelvic, bladder, or perineal pain and the urge to urinate as often as 18 times a day.’