pubococcygeal

pubococcygeus

[pyoo-boh-kok-sij-ee-uhs, -sij-uhs]
noun
a muscle that stretches backward from the pubes toward the coccyx and forms part of the pelvic floor. Abbreviation: PC

Origin:
< Latin pūbēs 'groin' + connective -o- + Medieval Latin coccygeus 'of the coccyx' (< Greek kókkyx; see coccyx)

pubococcygeal, adjective
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