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Kegel exercise

[key-guh l, kee-] /ˈkeɪ gəl, ˈki-/
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 of Kegel exercise
named after Arnold H. Kegel (1894-1981), American gynecologist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There was nothing else to do, unless you played kegel and drank beer; for it was only a Luftkur.

    Home Life in Germany Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick

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