Definition of Culdocentesis

1. Noun. (medicine) A diagnostic procedure in which fluid from the rectouterine pouch is extracted, via the vagina, using a needle ¹

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Medical Definition of Culdocentesis

1. Aspiration of fluid from the cul-de-sac (rectouterine excavation) by puncture of the vaginal vault near the midline between the uterosacral ligaments. Origin: cul-de-sac + G. Kentesis, puncture (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Culdocentesis

cul-de-sacs
cul8r
cul de lampe
cul de sac
culantro
culb
culbs
culch
culches
culchie
culchies
culd
culdesac
culdesacs
culdocenteses
culdoscope
culdoscopes
culdoscopic
culdoscopies
culet
culets
culex
culexes
culices
culicid
culicidae

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