Definition of Perineal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the perineum. "Perineal pains"

Partainyms: Perineum
Derivative terms: Perineum

Definition of Perineal

1. a. Of or pertaining to the perineum.

Definition of Perineal

1. Adjective. Referring to the region of the perineum. ¹

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Definition of Perineal

1. perineum [adj] - See also: perineum

Medical Definition of Perineal

1. Pertaining to the perineum. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Perineal

perinatal care
perinatal death
perinatal medicine
perinatal mortality
perinatal mortality rate
perinatal transmission
perineal (current term)
perineal artery
perineal body
perineal branches of posterior femoral cutaneous nerve
perineal flexure of rectum
perineal hernia
perineal lithotomy
perineal muscles
perineal nerves
perineal raphae
perineal section

Literary usage of Perineal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"He considers, however, that the perineal operation should not be abandoned, but should be reserved for many cases in which it would be rash to attempt the ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"Many fibres of the External sphincter ani and of the Superficial transverse perineal muscles pass into this muscle. Action.—This muscle serves to empty the ..."

3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The deep transverse perineal muscle and the sphincter of the membranous urethra. 8. ... The superficial perineal vessels and the scrotal nerves must now be ..."

4. The Pathology and treatment of venereal diseases: Including the Results of by Freeman Josiah Bumstead (1870)
"Since this time, perineal section upon a guide has been called " Syme's operation," or " perineal division,'1 while the names " boutonniere operation," ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The floor of this space is formed by the triangular ligament of the urethra ; and running from behind forward in it are the superficial perineal vessels and ..."

6. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1889)
"In the more recent operations much attention has been given not only to uniting the pelvic fascia and the perineal floor, but the whole perineal body. ..."

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