Recto-uterine pouch - Wikipedia - Vaginal cul-de-sac
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The Pouch of Douglas (cul-de-sac or rectovaginal septum) is the space between the rectum and the uterus. This is the lowest part of the abdominal cavity. The recto-uterine pouch, also known by various other names (e.g., pouch of Douglas), is the utero-rectal (or uterorectal) pouch, recto-vaginal (or rectovaginal) pouch, pouch of Douglas (after anatomist A culdotomy or posterior colpotomy is an incision or needle puncture of this "cul-de-sac" pouch by way of the vagina.