Translation: from english

rectovesical pouch

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  • rectovesical pouch — n a sac between the rectum and the urinary bladder in males that is formed by a folding of the peritoneum compare RECTOUTERINE POUCH * * * excavatio rectovesicalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Rectovesical excavation — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = excavatio rectovesicalis GraySubject = 246 GrayPage = 1152 Caption = Median sagittal section of male pelvis. (Rectovesical excavation labeled at center right.) Caption2 = Male pelvic organs seen from right… …   Wikipedia

  • pouch — A pocket or cul de sac. SEE ALSO: fossa, recess, sac. antral p. a p. made in the antrum of the stomach of experimental animals. branchial pouches SYN: pharyngeal pouches. Broca p. SYN: puden …   Medical dictionary

  • Rectouterine pouch — An extension of the peritoneal cavity between the rectum and back wall of the uterus. The term cul de sac, aside from being any blind pouch or cavity that is closed at one end, is used specifically to refer to the rectouterine pouch. From that… …   Medical dictionary

  • Recto-uterine pouch — Sagittal section of the lower part of a female trunk, right segment. (Excavatio recto uterina labeled at bottom right.) …   Wikipedia

  • Rectouterine pouch — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = excavatio rectouterina, cavum douglassi, fossa douglasi GraySubject = 246 GrayPage = 1152 Caption = Sagittal section of the lower part of a female trunk, right segment. (Pouch of Douglas labeled at bottom… …   Wikipedia

  • fold — 1. A ridge or margin apparently formed by the doubling back of a lamina. SYN: plica. 2. In the embryo, a transient elevation or reduplication of tissue in the form of a lamina …   Medical dictionary

  • fossa — A depression usually more or less longitudinal in shape below the level of the surface of a part. [L. a trench or ditch] acetabular f. [TA] a depressed area in the floor of the acetabulum superior to the …   Medical dictionary

  • Rectoprostatic fascia — Latin fascia rectoprostatica The rectoprostatic fascia is a membranous partition at the lowest part of the rectovesical pouch. It separates the pros …   Wikipedia

  • excavatio — SYN: excavation (1). [L. fr. ex cavo, pp. cavatus, to hollow out, fr. ex, out, + cavus, hollow] e. disci [TA] SYN: depression of optic disk. e. papillae SYN: depression of optic disk. e. rectouterina [TA] SYN: rectouterine pouch. e.… …   Medical dictionary

  • space — Any demarcated portion of the body, either an area of the surface, a segment of the tissues, or a cavity. SEE ALSO: area, region, zone. SYN: spatium [TA]. [L. spatium, room, s.] alveolar dead s …   Medical dictionary

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