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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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.
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 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.
Known as the pubococcygeal, or PC, muscles, these are slung like a hammock at the base of your pelvis, supporting your bladder, womb and lower bowel.
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.
For the study of pelvic prolapses, the anatomic landmark was considered the pubococcygeal line that extends from the inferior margin of the pubis bone to the sacrococcygeal joint.
The PelvicToner exerciser meets all the exercise requirements identified by Arnold Kegel by helping women to identify and isolate the correct pubococcygeal muscle and then exercise it correctly by squeezing against a resistance.
And if your pubococcygeal muscles are out of shape, loss of tone in them muscles will make your orgasms feel weaker.