pouch

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Related to craniopharyngeal pouch: Rathke's pouch

pouch

1. Zoology a saclike structure in any of various animals, such as the abdominal receptacle marsupium in marsupials or the cheek fold in rodents
2. Anatomy any sac, pocket, or pouchlike cavity or space in an organ or part