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Descriptions of Perineum

Perineum: The area of the body between the anus and the vulva in females, and between the anus and the scrotum in males.
Source: National Institute of Health

Perineum: the general region between the anus and the genital organs
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Perineum

Perineum: Skin area between vagina and anus.

Perineum: The area between the scrotum and the anus. (Source: excerpt from Prostate Enlargement Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: NIDDK)

Condition count: 1 ; see list below.

Related organs: vagina (44), anus (16), pubic hair (1), vaginal opening

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Perineum: Related Topics

Diseases List for Perineum:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Perineum' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


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