rectovaginal septum

Rectovaginal fascia

The rectovaginal fascia (or rectovaginal septum) is a thin structure separating the vagina and the rectum. This corresponds to the rectoprostatic fascia in the male.

Clinical significance

Perforations in it can lead to rectocele.

References

External links

  • http://www.emedicinehealth.com/vaginal_prolapse/page18_em.htm

Search another word or see rectovaginal septumon Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature