pubococcygeus muscle

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pubococcygeus muscle

See PC muscle.

pu·bo·coc·cy·ge·us mus·cle

(pyū'bō-kok-sij'ē-ŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Fibers of the levator ani, arising from the pelvic surface of the body of the pubis and adjacent tendinous arch of obturator fascia, attaching to the coccyx.
Synonym(s): musculus pubococcygeus [TA] , pubococcygeal muscle.
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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 men who exercise their pubococcygeal muscles (the ones you tense to hold in wee) can also train themselves to last longer in bed.
A KEGEL exercises Aare great for both men and women as they strenghten the PC or pubococcygeal muscles and increase blood circulation around your genitals.