rectouterine pouch

noun

rec·​to·​uter·​ine pouch ˌrek-tō-ˈyu̇t-ə-ˌrīn-, -rən- How to pronounce rectouterine pouch (audio)
: a sac between the rectum and the uterus that is formed by a folding of the peritoneum compare rectovesical pouch

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“Rectouterine pouch.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rectouterine%20pouch. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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