Medical Dictionary

cul–de–sac

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noun \ˈkəl-di-ˌsak, ˈku̇l-; ˌkəl-di-ˈ, ˌku̇l-\

Medical Definition of cul–de–sac

plural

culs–de–sac

\ˈkəl(z)-, ˈku̇l(z)-, ˌkəl(z)-, ˌku̇l(z)-\play also

cul–de–sacs

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  1. 1:  a blind diverticulum or pouch; also :  the closed end of such a pouch

  2. 2:  pouch of douglas


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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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