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parametrium

Pronunciation: par'a-me'tre-um, -a

Definition: The connective tissue of the pelvic floor extending from the fibrous subserous coat of the supracervical portion of the uterus laterally between the layers of the broad ligament.

[para- + G. metra, uterus]

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