[pyoo-boh-kok-sij-ee-uh s, -sij-uh s]


a muscle that stretches backward from the pubes toward the coccyx and forms part of the pelvic floor. Abbreviation:PC

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019