pouch

(powch )

A pocket or sac.

branchial pouch

SEE: Pharyngeal pouch.

Broca pouch

SEE: Broca, Pierre-Paul

colostomy pouch

SEE: Colostomy bag

Douglas pouch

SEE: Douglas cul-de-sac.

Heidenhain pouch

SEE: Heidenhain, Rudolph P.

hepatorenal pouch

SEE: Hepatorenal recess.

Kock pouch

Koch pouch
SEE: Kock pouch

laryngeal pouch

A blind pouch of mucosa extending from the ventricle of the larynx.

pharyngeal pouch

Any of a series of five pairs of entodermal outpocketings that develop in lateral walls of the pharynx of the embryo.
SYN: SEE: branchial pouch

Prussak pouch

SEE: Prussak, Alexander

Rathke pouch

SEE: Rathke pouch

rectouterine pouch

SEE: Douglas cul-de-sac.

rectovesical pouch

A fold of peritoneum that in males extends inferiorly between the bladder and rectum.

Seessel pouch

SEE: Seessel pouch

vesicouterine pouch

A downward extension of the peritoneal cavity located between the bladder and uterus.

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