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Medical Term:

rectouterine fold


a fold of peritoneum, containing the rectouterine muscle, passing from the sacrum to the base of the broad ligament on either side, forming the lateral boundary of the rectouterine (Douglas) pouch.

Synonym(s): plica rectouterinaTA, Douglas fold, sacrouterine fold

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