pubococcygeal

pu·bo·coc·cyg·e·al

(pyū'bō-kok-sij'ē-ăl),
Relating to the pubis and the coccyx.

pubococcygeal

[p(y)o̅o̅′bōkoksij′ē·əl]
Etymology: L, pubis + Gk, kokkyx, cuckoo's beak
pertaining to the pubis and the coccyx.

pubococcygeal

(pū″bō-kŏk-sĭj′ē-ăl) [″ + Gr. kokkyx, coccyx]
Concerning the pubis and coccyx.
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High-affinity oestrogen receptors have been identified in the urethra, pubococcygeal muscle and bladder trigone.
And men who exercise their pubococcygeal muscles (the ones you tense to hold in wee) can also train themselves to last longer in bed.
The length from the lowest point of the bladder to the pubococcygeal (PC) line, the length between the lowest part of the bladder and the pubopromontoreal (PP) line, and the ratio of the bladder area under the PC and PP lines to the total bladder area were compared between images for each subject in all 3 positions and between those with POP and controls (Fig.
19] A psychoeducational intervention focused on reducing the female patient's anxiety about sexual penetration and gentle desensitisation through relaxation exercises, education about her genitalia, practising the use of her pubococcygeal muscles to gain a sense of control over her body, and practising penetration of her vagina with her fingers, then her husband's fingers and finally with his penis, culminating in intercourse.
Perineal descent of the anorectal junction more than 3 cm below the pubococcygeal line during maximal straining is a diagnostic finding on imaging.
A Kegel exercises are great for both men and women as they strengthen the PC - pubococcygeal - muscles and increase blood flow to the genitals.
Then palpate the pubococcygeal, transverse perineal, and internal obturator muscles.
Currently, no universally accepted radiologic criteria for assessing pelvic floor dysfunction exist; however, the most widely accepted criteria involve organ movement below the pubococcygeal line (PCL), which extends from the inferior margin of the symphysis pubis to midway between the first and second coccygeal segments.
In this modality, radiologists use the pubococcygeal line rather than the hymenal ring as the reference point.
As for you tightening your vaginal area, Kegel exercises are helpful to tighten up the pubococcygeal muscle, and that can help to intensify your sensations during sex.
In another patient, a recumbent scan demonstrated no evidence of bladder or uterine prolapse and showed the levator sling parallel to and partially obscured by the pubococcygeal line.
In one case, a recumbent scan demonstrated no evidence of bladder or uterine prolapse and showed the levator sling parallel to and partially obscured by the pubococcygeal line.