cul·​do·​cen·​te·​sis ˌkəl-dō-ˌsen-ˈtē-səs, ˌku̇l- How to pronounce culdocentesis (audio)
plural culdocenteses -ˌsēz How to pronounce culdocentesis (audio)
: removal of material from the pouch of Douglas by means of puncture of the vaginal wall

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“Culdocentesis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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