pubococcygeus

pu·bo·coc·cy·ge·us

(pyōō′bō-kŏk-sĭj′ē-əs)
n.
A muscle formed of the fibers of the elevator muscle of the anus, arising from the pelvic surface of the body of the pubis, and attaching to the coccyx.
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This non-intrusive device uses electronic waves to gently stimulate the pubococcygeus muscle, providing better erections and improved sexual performance.
22 Keep your genitals fit A six-pack might be sexy but far more impressive are tight, taut pubococcygeus muscles.
The pubococcygeus surrounds the urethra, vagina and anus and contributes to active closure of these when contracted.
Do Kegal exercises to tone up your pubococcygeus ( PC) muscle that controls urine flow and plays a crucial role during orgasm.
The delay velocity of contraction in type 1 fibres in a muscle, such as pubococcygeus, which has 70% slow-twitch fibres, explains why contraction is initiated by only a small number of fast-twitch fibres.
It consists of regular clenching and unclenching of the pubococcygeus muscle, the hammock-like muscle that stretches from the pubic bone to the coccyx (tail bone) in both sexes.
EXERCISES can tone up and strengthen the pubococcygeus (PC) muscle.
Portions of the pubococcygeus and puborectalis muscles insert into the apex of the PB.
One picture shows a finger stretching a tight hymen; another illustrates a weakened pubococcygeus muscle (presumably from childbirth).
Investigators administered bilateral injections totalling 40 units of Botox in one of three different dilutions into the puborectalis and pubococcygeus muscles of patients under conscious sedation.
It has been estimated the pubococcygeus muscle, located about 1 1/2 inches inside the body, functions inadequately in perhaps two thirds of American women.
The device, called the KegelMale Trainer, naturally builds and strengthens the male pubococcygeus muscle (PC muscle) and capitalizes on the work of Dr.