rectouterine muscle


A band of fibrous tissue and smooth muscle fibers on either side of the uterine cervix and the rectum in the rectouterine fold.

Nearby words

  1. rectostomy,
  2. rectotomy,
  3. rectourethral muscle,
  4. rectouterine,
  5. rectouterine fold,
  6. rectouterine pouch,
  7. rectovaginal septum,
  8. rectovesical muscle,
  9. rectovesical pouch,
  10. rectovesical septum

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