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Kegel exercise

[key-guh l, kee-] /ˈkeɪ gəl, ˈki-/
noun
1.
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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British Dictionary definitions for kegel exercises

Kegel exercises

/ˈkɛɡəl/
plural noun
1.
exercises for rehabilitating the pelvic-floor muscles of women suffering stress incontinence, esp after childbirth Also called pelvic-floor exercises
Word Origin
C20: named after A. H. Kegel, US gynaecologist
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