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pelvic floor

noun
1.
the muscular area in the lower part of the abdomen, attached to the pelvis
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  • “I was in lotus pose, focusing on breathing and lifting the muscles of my pelvic floor,” she said.

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Contemporary definitions for pelvic floor
noun

a muscular partition at the base of the abdomen, attached to the pelvis; also called pelvic diaphragm

Examples

The pelvic floor provides support for the bladder, intestines, the uterus (in females), and in maintenance of continence as part of the urinary and anal sphincters.

Word Origin

1879

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