[per-in-dee] /pərˈɪn di/
(in prescriptions) in the same manner as before.
[per-uh-nee-uh m] /ˌpɛr əˈni əm/ noun, plural perinea [per-uh-nee-uh] /ˌpɛr əˈni ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. the area in front of the anus extending to the fourchette of the vulva in the female and to the scrotum in the male. 2. the diamond-shaped area corresponding to the outlet of the pelvis, containing the anus and […]
- Perineal artery
perineal artery n. An artery with its origin in the internal pudendal artery, with distribution to the superficial structures of the perineum, and with anastomosis to the external pudendal arteries.
- Perineal gland
noun 1. (zoology) one of a pair of glands that are situated near the anus in some mammals and secrete an odorous substance
- Perineal hernia
perineal hernia n. A hernia protruding through the pelvic diaphragm. Also called perineocele.