The pelvic floor

The pelvic floor is a is a set of muscular (20%) and conjunctival (80%)  structures closing the pelvis in its lower region. It acts as a sort of hammock at the bottom of the pelvic cavity, supporting the pelvic organs: the bladder, the last portion of the large intestine (rectum) and the uterus (or prostate in men). The pelvic floor is involved in basic functions of the human body such as urination, defecation, sex and childbirth, among others.

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