pouch of Douglas

noun
pouch of Doug·​las | \ -ˈdəg-ləs How to pronounce pouch of Douglas (audio) \

Medical Definition of pouch of Douglas

: a deep peritoneal recess between the uterus and the upper vaginal wall anteriorly and the rectum posteriorly

called also cul-de-sac, cul-de-sac of Douglas, Douglas's cul-de-sac, Douglas's pouch

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