The Perineum is the area of the human body found between the lower end of the vagina and the anus (in females); and the scrotum and the anus (in males). When a person reaches puberty, the size of the perineum is about one inch in length. During puberty, hair will grow around and on the perineum to protect it.
The muscles of the male perineum
The muscles of the female perineum
|Artery||perineal artery, dorsal artery of the penis, deep artery of the penis|
|Nerve||perineal nerve, posterior scrotal nerves, dorsal nerve of the penis, dorsal nerve of clitoris|
|Lymph||primarily superficial inguinal lymph nodes|
Inside the perineum-area are specialized muscles that perform functions of sexuality, erection and excretion.