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culdoplasty

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(McCall culdoplasty) n. a surgical procedure to correct a vault prolapse after hysterectomy using sutures to suspend the vaginal vault at the origin of the uterosacral ligaments (which...

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enterocele

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n. a hernia of the pouch of Douglas (between the rectum and uterus) into the upper part of the posterior vaginal wall. It may contain loops of small bowel.

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retroversion

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n. an abnormal position of the uterus in which it is tilted backwards, with the base lying in the pouch of Douglas, against the rectum, instead of on the bladder. It occurs in...

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vaginoplasty

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(colpoplasty) n. 1. a tissue-grafting operation on the vagina. 2. surgical reconstruction of the vagina, for example by using a loop of bowel brought through the pouch of...

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