rectouterine pouch

n.

A pocket formed by the deflection of the peritoneum from the rectum to the uterus.Douglas cul-de-sac Douglas pouch

Nearby words

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


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