pouch (powch)

A pocket or cul-de-sac.
antral p. a p. made in the antrum of the stomach of experimental animals.
branchial p.'s pharyngeal p.'s
Broca's p. pudendal sac
celomic p.'s lateral mesoderm-lined diverticula lying at either side of the notochord in the developing Amphioxus.
deep perineal p. deep perineal space
Denis Browne's p. a pocket formed between Scarpa's and external oblique fascia adjacent to external inguinal ring; a common lodging site for undescended testes (as in cryptorchism).superficial inguinal p;
p. of Douglas rectouterine p
Douglas' p. rectouterine p
endodermal p.'s pharyngeal p.'s
guttural p. a structure in the horse which is a diverticulum of the auditory (eustachian) tube; subject to chronic infections and inflammation and frequently necessitating surgery for relief.
Hartmann's p. a spheroid or conical p. at the junction of the neck of the gallbladder and the cystic duct.ampulla of gallbladder, fossa provesicalis, pelvis of gallbladder;
Heidenhain p. a small sac or p. of the stomach, vagally denervated and closed off from the main cavity but with an opening through the abdominal wall, fashioned for the purpose of obtaining gastric juice and for studying gastric secretion in physiologic experiments.
hepatorenal p. hepatorenal recess
hypophyseal p. pituitary diverticulum
ileoanal p. (il´e-o-a´nal) a p. constructed from the ileum and anastomosed to the proximal anus for restoration of normal continence after proctocolectomy.
Kock p. a continent ileostomy with a reservoir and valved opening fashioned from doubled loops of ileum.Kock ileostomy;
laryngeal p. saccule of larynx
Morison's p. hepatorenal recess
paracystic p. paravesical fossa
pararectal p. pararectal fossa
paravesical p. paravesical fossa
Pavlov p. a section of the stomach of a dog, retaining its vagal innervation but shut off from all communication with the main part of the organ and connected with the outside by a fistula; used in studies of gastric secretions.miniature stomach, Pavlov stomach;
pharyngeal p.'s paired evaginations of embryonic pharyngeal endoderm, between the branchial arches, extending toward the corresponding ectodermally lined branchial grooves; during development they evolve into epithelial tissues and organs, such as thymus and thyroid glands.branchial p.'s, endodermal p.'s;
Physick's p.'s proctitis with mucous discharge and burning pain, involving especially the sacculations between the rectal valves.
Prussak's p. superior recess of tympanic membrane
Rathke's p. pituitary diverticulum
rectouterine p. a pocket formed by the deflection of the peritoneum from the rectum to the uterus.excavatio rectouterina [NA], cavum douglasi, cul-de-sac (2), Douglas' cul-de-sac, Douglas' p., p. of Douglas, rectovaginouterine p;
rectovaginouterine p. rectouterine p
rectovesical p. a pocket formed by the deflection of the peritoneum from the rectum to the bladder in the male.excavatio rectovesicalis [NA], Proust's space;
Seessel's p. See Seessel's pocket.
superficial inguinal p. Denis Browne's p
superficial perineal p. superficial perineal space
ultimobranchial p. a transient fifth pharyngeal p.; it is now considered to be incorporated into the caudal pharyngeal complex, the cells of which become the parafollicular cells (C cells) of the thyroid.
uterovesical p. a pocket formed by the deflection of the peritoneum from the bladder to the uterus in the female.excavatio vesicouterina [NA], cavum vesicouterinum, vesicouterine p;
vesicouterine p. uterovesical p
Willis' p. obsolete term for lesser omentum


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