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Medical Term:

McCall culdoplasty procedure

Pronunciation: mak-kahl'

Definition: method of supporting the vaginal cuff during a vaginal hysterectomy by attaching the uterosacral and cardinal ligaments to the peritoneal surface with suture material that, when tied, draws toward the midline, helping to close off the cul-de-sac.

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