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  Pudendum



Pudendum

    In human beings, especially females, the external genitals.

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Females
Human adult females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.

Genitals
External sex organs: the penis and testicles in a male and the labia in a female.



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Pudendal block
Pain relieving procedure used during childbirth in which an anesthetic is injected into tissues surrounding the pudendal nerves on either side of the vagina. It blocks pain in the tissues between the vagina and anus.



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Psychological
Pertaining to mental life as manifested through language and behavior.

Psychomotor epilepsy
Seizure disorder involving abnormal discharge of neurons of the temporal lobe; sometimes called temporal lobe epilepsy. Since the seizure disorders were classified in 1970 and revised in 1981 according to the clinical form of the seizure and the EEG changes, this condition is also called complex partial seizure, wherein episodic changes in behavior are accompanied by loss of normal conscious awareness but the capacity to response to environmental stimuli remains. The seizure is preceded by an aura with complex hallucinations, fantasy, or sensory illusions. While in this state of altered consciousness, the patient may drive a car, continue to read a book, or carry out a ritualistic activity as would a robot, but will not respond to questions or commands. There is amnesia for the seizure, and recovery may take as long as an hour. Some paraphilic activities may be conducted while the paraphile is in a temporal lobe, psychomotor, or complex partial seizure state.

Psychopathological
Pertaining to the origin and nature of mental disorder.

Psychosocial dwarfism
Abuse-dwarfism.

Pubertal delay
Failure of puberty to begin until after the normally appointed upper limit of the age for its completion, namely thirteen years in girls and fifteen in boys. It may be an error of timing only, or it may be associated with a permanent hormonal deficit in the functioning of the gonads, the pituitary gland, or the hypothalamus in the brain.

Pudendum

Pulsatile
Occurring not continuously but in bursts or pulses that may be either regular or sporadic in frequency. pulsating or functioning rhythmically or in cycles.

Pectus carinatum
Pectus carinatum also known as pigeon breast is condition in which the deformity is thought to be caused by excessive growth of the costal cartilagesout making the sternum abnormally prominent.

Poor digestion
symptoms include heartburn, nausea, bloating, and gas. Also called dyspepsia.

Pacemaker
An electronic device that is surgically implanted into the patient's heart and chest to regulate heartbeat.

Pain
An unpleasant sensory or emotional experience primarily associated with tissue damage, or described in terms of tissue damage, or both.

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