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rectouterine excavation:

Or: cul-de-sac / cul-de-sac of Douglas / Douglas-cul-de-sac / pouch-of-Douglas / rectouterine-pouch , a blind pouch or sac located at the bottom of a woman's abdominal-cavity between the uterus and rectum. Inflammation in this area from pelvic-inflammatory-disease (PID) or endometriosis can cause pain during sexual-intercourse (dyspareunia); it is through the cul-de-sac that culdocentesis and culdoscopy are performed.
See Also: cul-de-sac, Douglas cul-de-sac, pouch of Douglas, rectouterine pouch

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