rectouterine pouch

noun
rec·​to·​uter·​ine pouch | \ ˌrek-tō-ˈyu̇t-ə-ˌrīn-, -rən- How to pronounce rectouterine pouch (audio) \

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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