rectouterine pouch

noun
rec·to·uter·ine pouch | \ ˌrek-tō-ˈyu̇t-ə-ˌrīn-, -rən- \

Medical Definition of rectouterine pouch 

: a sac between the rectum and the uterus that is formed by a folding of the peritoneum — compare rectovesical pouch

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