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pelvic floor

the muscular area in the lower part of the abdomen, attached to the pelvis
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  • “I was in lotus pose, focusing on breathing and lifting the muscles of my pelvic floor,” she said.

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Contemporary definitions for pelvic floor

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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