Douglas, James


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Douglas, James

(dug'las)
Scottish anatomist, 1675–1742

Douglas cul-de-sac

The peritoneal space or pouch that lies behind the uterus and in front of the rectum.
Synonym: cul-de-sac (2); Douglas pouch; rectouterine pouch

Douglas fold

The arcuate line of the sheath of the rectus abdominis muscle.

Douglas line

A crescent-shaped line at the lower limit of the posterior sheath of the rectus abdominis muscle. It is sometimes indistinct.

Douglas pouch

Douglas cul-de-sac.

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
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