Medical Dictionary

Kegel exercises

noun pl Ke·gel exercises \ˈkā-gəl-, ˈkē-\

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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