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.
- Perineal nerve
perineal nerve n. Any of the superficial terminal branches of the pudendal nerve, supplying most of the muscles and the skin of the perineum.
- Perineal section
perineal section n. An incision through the perineum, especially external urethrotomy.