Pelvic floor

the muscular area in the lower part of the abdomen, attached to the pelvis

a muscular partition at the base of the abdomen, attached to the pelvis; also called pelvic diaphragm

The pelvic floor provides support for the bladder, intestines, the uterus (in females), and in maintenance of continence as part of the urinary and anal sphincters.
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