noun, plural per·i·ne·a [per-uh-nee-uh]. /ˌpɛr əˈni ə/. Anatomy.
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OTHER WORDS FROM perineumper·i·ne·al, adjective
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The operation was by an incision from the perineum, and is ordinarily spoken of as lateral lithotomy.
Sometimes it passes into the ischio-rectal fossa or into the perineum.
This we do to protect the perineum, in order to prevent laceration.Hints to Husbands|George Morant
Interference with the rectal functions often follows tedious cases of labor where the child's head remains long in the perineum.
These are really but leggins, which run only to the perineum and are simply tied by outer points to a strap from each hip.History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present|Peter Charles Remondino