The actual putting on by the child of his perineal band is done afterwards without further ceremony.
Anal, and in some cases also perineal, glands are developed.
A perineal band is the only form of extension possible under these circumstances.
At Ido-ido, which is Kuni, the petticoats ceased, and there was only the perineal band.
In this case the disease was believed to have originated from a perineal fistula.
It goes without saying that the perineal region should be kept scrupulously clean.
The observations as to the subsequent purification in connection with the perineal band ceremony apply to this ceremony also.
Plate 71 shows a little girl upon whom the perineal band ceremony has just been performed.
For a moment he was undecided what to do, then, with an exclamation of satisfaction, he stripped himself but for a perineal band.
The assumption of the perineal band is the subject of a ceremony which will be dealt with hereafter.
"region of the body between the anus and the genital organs" (jocularly called a taint), early 15c., from Medieval Latin perinaeon, Late Latin perineum, from Greek perinaion, perinaios, from peri- "near" (see peri-) + inan "to carry off by evacuation," of unknown origin.
perineum per·i·ne·um (pěr'ə-nē'əm)
n. pl. per·i·ne·a (-nē'ə)
The portion of the body in the pelvis occupied by urogenital passages and the rectum, bounded in front by the pubic arch, in the back by the coccyx, and laterally by part of the hipbone.
The region between the scrotum and the anus in males, and between the posterior vulva junction and the anus in females.