Rectouterine fold

Rectouterine fold
Female pelvis and its contents, seen from above and in front. (Sacrogenital fold labeled at bottom left.)
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Identifiers
Latinplica rectouterina
TA98A10.1.02.511F
TA23806
FMA16533
Anatomical terminology

The rectouterine fold is a bilaterally paired prominent ridge/fold of the peritoneum that represents the lateral boundary of the rectouterine pouch on either side. It is formed by the underlying rectouterine muscle. On either side, the rectouterine fold extends between the sacrum medially, and the base of the broad ligament of the uterus laterally.



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