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Douglas, James

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.


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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Picture/Prestige PhotographyThe wedding took place at Grafton Manor Hotel, Bromsgrove, of Sarah Elizabeth Portman, daughter of Mr and Mrs R G Portman of Shenstone, Worcestershire, and James Douglas King, son of Mr and Mrs D V King of Elcocks Brook, Redditch.
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One June day two years ago, James Douglas Nichols was pushing 70 miles per hour down a country road not far from his Decker, Michigan farm when he was caught in the crosshairs of a sheriff deputy's radar gun.
According to James Douglas of the University of Texas at Austin, radio waves at such low frequencies would give us new information about sources we already know emit them, such as the sun, Jupiter, Saturn, earth and the interstellar medium of our galaxy.
The award was presented to CVPS Cow Power[TM] coordinator David Dunn and Marie Audet of Blue Spruce Farm by Governor James Douglas during a ceremony at the Statehouse.