perineum

(PAYR-ih-NEE-um) Speaker

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

The perineum is part of the vulva and is the area between the anus and the vaginal opening in females

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The perineum is part of the vulva and is the area between the anus and the vaginal opening in females. In males, it is the area between the scrotum and the anus.