rectouterine excavation

excavatio rectouterina.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Vesicouterine excavation — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = excavatio vesicouterina GraySubject = 246 GrayPage = 1152 Caption = Sagittal section of the lower part of a female trunk, right segment. (Excavatio vesicouterina labeled at bottom right.) Caption2 = The… …   Wikipedia

  • Rectovesical excavation — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = excavatio rectovesicalis GraySubject = 246 GrayPage = 1152 Caption = Median sagittal section of male pelvis. (Rectovesical excavation labeled at center right.) Caption2 = Male pelvic organs seen from right… …   Wikipedia

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

  • Culdocentesis — The puncture and aspiration (withdrawal) of fluid from the cul de sac, the rectouterine pouch (the pouch of Douglas), an extension of the peritoneal cavity between the rectum and back wall of the uterus. The word culdocentesis is derived from cul …   Medical dictionary

  • Supravaginal portion of cervix — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = portio supravaginalis cervicis GraySubject = 268 GrayPage = 1259 Caption = 1. Round ligament 2. Uterus 3. Uterine cavity 4. Intestinal surface of Uterus 5. Versical surface(toward bladder) 6. Fundus of… …   Wikipedia

  • excavatio — SYN: excavation (1). [L. fr. ex cavo, pp. cavatus, to hollow out, fr. ex, out, + cavus, hollow] e. disci [TA] SYN: depression of optic disk. e. papillae SYN: depression of optic disk. e. rectouterina [TA] SYN: rectouterine pouch. e.… …   Medical dictionary

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