Glossary

Rectocele
Rectocele is a protrusion of part of the rectum into the rear wall of the vagina caused by weakening of the pelvic floor muscles…
Recurrence
In medicine, recurrence refers to the return of a disease after previous treatment. This is also known as relapse.
Residual volume
The residual volume is the volume of gas remaining in the lungs after maximum exhalation, which cannot be expelled from the lungs because of physical reasons.
retrobulbar
In medicine, the term retrobulbar means “behind the eyeball”.