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Identifier: americantextbook00norr
Title: An American text-book of obstetrics. For practitioners and students
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Authors: Norris, Richard C. (Richard Cooper), 1863-1937 Dickinson, Robert Latou, 1861-
Subjects: Obstetrics Obstetrics
Publisher: Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders
Contributing Library: Yale University, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Open Knowledge Commons and Yale University, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

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Fig. 41.—Dissect inn of the pelvic organs, showing the relation of the abdominal parietes to the round liga-ments and the bladder: 1,3, the obliterated hypogastric arteries ; 2, the urachus (Bourgery and Jacob). a tubular extension of the peritoneal sac along the cord as it leaves the abdomen ;this extension constitutes the canal of Nuck, and is homologous with the pro-

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Fig. 42.—Posterior view of the uterus and ovaries, with the peritoneal folds composing the broad liga-ments and the utero-rectal fossa (modified from Hodge). cessus vaginalis of the male. It is usually obliterated after early life, but maypersist, and, in rare cases, be accompanied by an abnormally descended ovary, 54 AMERICAN TEXT-BOOK OF OBSTETRICS. which then occupies a position within the labia, behind the peritoneal sac. Instructure the round ligament consists of* bundles of connective tissue and blood-vessels, together with plain muscular tissue derived from the uterus. The posterior or recto-uterine ligaments are two peritoneal folds which passbackward from the cervix and the upper part of the vagina to become con-tinuous with the serous covering of the second portion of the rectum. Thedee]) fossa included between these folds laterally, the uterus anteriorly, andthe rectum posteriorly constitutes the pouch of Doughs (Fig. 42), which is fre-quently occupied by coils of small i

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