rectouterine


rectouterine
Relating to the rectum and the uterus.

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rec·to·uter·ine (rek″to-uґtər-in) pertaining to or connecting the rectum and the uterus; called also uterorectal.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • rectouterine — adjective Located between the rectum and uterus …   Wiktionary

  • Rectouterine pouch — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = excavatio rectouterina, cavum douglassi, fossa douglasi GraySubject = 246 GrayPage = 1152 Caption = Sagittal section of the lower part of a female trunk, right segment. (Pouch of Douglas labeled at bottom… …   Wikipedia

  • Rectouterine folds — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = plica rectouterina GraySubject = 269 GrayPage = 1260 Caption = Female pelvis and its contents, seen from above and in front. (Sacrogenital fold labeled at bottom left.) Caption2 = System = MeshName =… …   Wikipedia

  • Rectouterine pouch — An extension of the peritoneal cavity between the rectum and back wall of the uterus. The term cul de sac, aside from being any blind pouch or cavity that is closed at one end, is used specifically to refer to the rectouterine pouch. From that… …   Medical dictionary

  • rectouterine excavation — excavatio rectouterina …   Medical dictionary

  • rectouterine fold — plica rectouterina …   Medical dictionary

  • rectouterine ligament — ligamentum rectouterinum …   Medical dictionary

  • rectouterine muscle — rectouterinus muscle musculus rectouterinus …   Medical dictionary

  • Pouch, rectouterine — An extension of the peritoneal cavity between the rectum and back wall of the uterus. The term cul de sac, aside from being any blind pouch or cavity that is closed at one end, is used specifically to refer to the rectouterine pouch. From that… …   Medical dictionary

  • Recto-uterine pouch — Sagittal section of the lower part of a female trunk, right segment. (Excavatio recto uterina labeled at bottom right.) …   Wikipedia