Definition of perianal in English:

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perianal

Pronunciation: /ˌperēˈānəl/

adjective

Medicine
Situated in or affecting the area around the anus.
Example sentences
  • Cutaneous infection typically involves the perianal area with a migratory, serpiginous rash that can spread to the buttocks, groin, or trunk.
  • Interventional treatments should be reserved until perianal sepsis and inflammation are well controlled.
  • In both men and women, lesions may appear on the perianal area, thighs, or buttocks.

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Syllabification: pe·ri·a·nal

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