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Perineum

Glossary

perineum

The area of the body between the anus and the vulva in females, and between the anus and the scrotum in males.

Last updated: 2014-05-21

Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)