Definition of pectineal in English:

pectineal

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Relating to or connected with the pectineus muscle or with the pubic bone, especially its upper anterior surface.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Viner Ellis (1812–1900). From pectineus + -al.

Pronunciation

pectineal

/pɛkˈtɪnɪəl/