from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to the uterus and the sacrum: noting certain folds of peritoneum, the recto-uterine folds (which see, under recto-uterine).


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  • —The ligaments of the uterus are eight in number: one anterior; one posterior; two lateral or broad; two uterosacral; and two round ligaments.

    XI. Splanchnology. 3d. 3. The Uterus

  • 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.

    XI. Splanchnology. 3d. 3. The Uterus

  • As the stool passes between the uterosacral ligaments, the characteristic dyschezia is experienced.

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  • An intramural uterine fibroid was encroaching just above the uterosacral ligament making mesh positioning impossible.

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