Definition of Kegel exercises
: repetitive contractions of the pelvic muscles that control the flow in urination in order to strengthen these muscles especially to control or prevent incontinence or to enhance sexual responsiveness during intercourse —called also Kegels
Origin of kegel exercises
Arnold H. Kegel †1976 American gynecologist
First Known Use: 1975
Medical Definition of Kegel exercises
: repetitive contractions by a woman of the muscles that are used to stop the urinary flow in urination in order to increase the tone of the pubococcygeal muscle especially to control incontinence or to enhance sexual responsiveness during intercourse
Biographical Note for kegel exercises
Kegel, Arnold Henry (1894–1976), American gynecologist.
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