Recto-uterine fold

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Recto-uterine fold
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Female pelvis and its contents, seen from above and in front. (Sacrogenital fold labeled at bottom left.)
Details
Latin plica rectouterina
Identifiers
Gray's p.1260
Dorlands
/Elsevier
p_24/12649217
TA A10.1.02.511F
FMA FMA:16533
Anatomical terminology

These folds of the rectouterine excavation are named the sacrogenital or rectouterine folds.

They contain a considerable amount of fibrous tissue and non-striped muscular fibers which are attached to the front of the sacrum and constitute the uterosacral ligaments.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.