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pouch

 [powch]
a bag or pocket; see also cavity, recess, and sac.
abdominovesical pouch the pouchlike reflection of the peritoneum from the abdominal wall to the anterior surface of the bladder.
craniobuccal pouch (craniopharyngeal pouch) Rathke's pouch.
Douglas' pouch Douglas' cul-de-sac.
Indiana pouch a bladder surgically created using a segment of isolated, detubularized colon that may or may not be patched with small bowel. The ureters are implanted into the pouch in a non-refluxing manner. A continence stoma to the abdomen is created by intussusception of a small segment of bowel.
Kock pouch see kock pouch.
Prussak's pouch a recess in the tympanic membrane between the flaccid part of the membrane and the neck of the malleus.
Rathke's pouch a diverticulum from the embryonic buccal cavity from which the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland is developed. Called also craniobuccal or craniopharyngeal pouch.
rectouterine pouch Douglas' cul-de-sac.
Seessel's pouch an outpouching of the embryonic pharynx rostrad to the pharyngeal membrane and caudal to Rathke's pouch.

rec·to·u·ter·ine pouch

[TA]
a pocket formed by the deflection of the peritoneum from the rectum to the uterus.

rectouterine excavation, rectouterine pouch

rec·to·u·ter·ine pouch

(rek'tō-yū'tĕr-in powch) [TA]
A pocket formed by the deflection of the peritoneum from the rectum to the uterus.
Synonym(s): excavatio rectouterina [TA] , cul-de-sac (2) .

Douglas,

James, Scottish anatomist in London, 1675-1742.
cavum douglasi - Synonym(s): Douglas cul-de-sac
Douglas abscess - suppuration in Douglas pouch.
Douglas cul-de-sac - a pocket formed by the deflection of the peritoneum from the rectum to the uterus. Synonym(s): cavum douglasi; Douglas pouch; rectouterine pouch
Douglas fold - a fold of peritoneum, containing the rectouterine muscle, forming the lateral boundary of the rectouterine (Douglas) pouch. Synonym(s): sacrouterine fold
Douglas line - a crescentic line that marks the lower limit of the posterior layer of the sheath of the rectus abdominis muscle. Synonym(s): arcuate line of rectus sheath
Douglas pouch - Synonym(s): Douglas cul-de-sac

pouch

a pocket-like space, cavity or sac, e.g. one formed by bending back of the peritoneum on the surfaces of adjoining organs. See also bursa, pharyngeal pouch.

abdominovesical pouch
the pouchlike reflection of the peritoneum from the abdominal wall to the ventral surface of the bladder.
adenohypophyseal pouch
see Rathke's pouch (below).
cutaneous pouch
an invagination of the skin, especially a glandular invagination such as the infraorbital, inguinal or interdigital pouch of sheep (see below).
guttural pouch
infraorbital pouch
a cutaneous pouch rostral to the medial canthus of the eye, 0.5 to 1 inch deep, in the sheep and many other ungulates. Called also lacrimal pouch.
inguinal pouch
an extensive cutaneous pouch in the inguinal region of male and female sheep. Called also mammary pouch.
interdigital pouch
occurs in the foot of the sheep and some other cloven-footed animals. Is a tubular invagination of the skin between the toes that anoints the hooves with its waxy secretion.
lacrimal pouch
see infraorbital pouch (above).
mammary pouch
see inguinal pouch (above).
pubovesical pouch
formed by a reflection of the peritoneum from the floor of the pelvis onto the neck of the bladder.
Rathke's pouch
a diverticulum from the embryonic buccal cavity from which the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland is developed.
rectogenital pouch
the pouch contained by the extension of the peritoneal cavity into the pelvic cavity between the rectum and the uterus or the uterus masculinus in the male.
rectouterine pouch
the pouch formed by the extension of the peritoneal cavity into the pelvic cavity between the uterus (or the uterus masculinus in the male) and the bladder.
Seesel's pouch
an outpouching of the embryonic pharynx rostrad to the pharyngeal membrane and caudal to Rathke's pouch.
vesicogenital pouch
the peritoneal pouch between the bladder and the genital fold in the male, or the uterus in the female.
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