pudendal

pudendal
Relating to the external genitals. SYN: pudic.

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pu·den·dal pyu̇-'den-dəl adj of, relating to, occurring in, or lying in the region of the external genital organs
pudendal n a pudendal anatomical part (as a vessel or the pudendal nerve)

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