Medical Definition of Rectouterine fold

1. A fold of peritoneum, containing the rectouterine muscle, passing from the sacrum to the base of the broad ligament on either side, forming the lateral boundary of the rectouterine (Douglas') pouch. Synonym: plica rectouterina, Douglas' fold, Jarjavay's ligament, Petit's ligament, rectouterine fold, uterosacral ligament. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rectouterine Fold

rectoscopy
rectosigmoid
rectosigmoid junction
rectosigmoid sphincter
rectosigmoids
rectostenosis
rectostomy
rectotome
rectotomy
rectour
rectourethral
rectourethral fistula
rectourethral muscle
rectourethralis muscle
rectouterine
rectouterine fold (current term)
rectouterine muscle
rectouterine pouch
rectovaginouterine pouch
rectovesical
rectovesical fascia
rectovesical fistula
rectovesical fold
rectovesical pouch
rectovesical septum

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