culdocentesis

Medical Dictionary

culdocentesis cul·do·cen·te·sis (kŭl'dō-sěn-tē'sĭs, kul'-)
n.
Aspiration of fluid from the rectouterine space by puncture of the vaginal vault near the midline between the uterosacral ligaments.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: culdee
Next Definition: culdoplasty
Words Near: culdocentesis
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for culdocentesis
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing culdocentesis
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature