Kegel Exercises

Kegel exercise

[key-guhl, kee-]
noun
Often, Kegel exercises. exercise performed to strengthen the pubococcygeus and other muscles of the pelvic floor, in order to control incontinence, improve sexual response, etc.
Also called Kegel.


Origin:
named after Arnold H. Kegel (1894–1981), American gynecologist

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Kegel exercises (ˈkɛɡəl)
 
pl n
Also called: pelvic-floor exercises exercises for rehabilitating the pelvic-floor muscles of women suffering stress incontinence, esp after childbirth
 
[C20: named after A. H. Kegel, US gynaecologist]

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