What is another word for pudendal?

60 synonyms found


[ pjˈuːdəndə͡l], [ pjˈuːdəndə‍l], [ p_j_ˈuː_d_ə_n_d_əl]

Pudendal is a term that refers to the external genitalia region of the body, specifically the perineum. Some common synonyms for pudendal include genitoperineal, urogenital, and pelvic. The word pudendal is derived from the Latin word "pudenda," which means "shameful parts," reflecting the cultural taboos surrounding the discussion of sex and sexuality. Other synonyms for the term include the more formal and medical language terms such as the perineal nerve or the pudendal nerve. These nerves are responsible for providing sensation to the external genitalia, and disorders related to these nerves can lead to a range of health issues, such as urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction.

Related words: pudendal nerve diagram, pudendal nerve anatomy, pudendal nerve function, pudendal nerve syndrome, pinched nerve in pudendal canal, anatomy of pudendal nerve, pain in groin area, pudendal neuralgia, hypogastric plexus and nerves

What are the hypernyms for Pudendal?

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Usage examples for Pudendal

The mammae are pudendal.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon"
Robert A. Sterndale

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