paracolic gutters

(redirected from paracolic recesses)

par·a·col·ic gut·ters

[TA]
the longitudinal peritoneal recesses between the lateral aspect of the ascending or descending colon and the posterolateral abdominal wall.

paracolic gutters

depressions formed between the lateral margins of the ascending and descending colon and the posterolateral abdominal wall through which material can pass from one region of the peritoneal cavity to another.