Fig. 35-4. The uterus. A shows the parts of the organ. B shows the normal position of anteflexion and anteversion. C shows the angle (a) of anteversion. D represents a retroverted uterus. E shows the uterovesical and recto-uterine pouches. F demonstrates the principle of (1) abdominal and (2) vaginal hysterectomy (arrows). Click for high resolution image.