rectovesical pouch

n.

A pocket formed by the deflection of the peritoneum from the rectum to the male bladder.

Nearby words

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


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