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pubococcygeus

[pyoo-boh-kok-sij-ee-uh s, -sij-uh s]
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noun
  1. a muscle that stretches backward from the pubes toward the coccyx and forms part of the pelvic floor. Abbreviation:PC
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Origin of pubococcygeus

< Latin pūbēs 'groin' + connective -o- + Medieval Latin coccygeus 'of the coccyx' (< Greek kókkyx; see coccyx)
Related formspu·bo·coc·cyg·e·al, adjective
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