rectouterine muscle n.
A band of fibrous tissue and smooth muscle fibers on either side of the uterine cervix and the rectum in the rectouterine fold.
- Rectouterine pouch
rectouterine pouch n. A pocket formed by the deflection of the peritoneum from the rectum to the uterus. Also called Douglas cul-de-sac, Douglas pouch.
- Rectovaginal septum
rectovaginal septum rec·to·vag·i·nal septum (rěk’tō-vāj’ə-nəl) n. The fascial layer between the vagina and the lower part of the rectum.
- Rectovesical muscle
rectovesical muscle rec·to·ves·i·cal muscle (rěk’tō-věs’ĭ-kəl) n. Smooth muscle fibers in the folds in the male that extend backward from the sides of the bladder on either side of the rectum to the sacrum.
- Rectovesical pouch
rectovesical pouch n. A pocket formed by the deflection of the peritoneum from the rectum to the male bladder.