pouch

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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
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Selective preservation of the anal transition zone in ileoanal pouch procedures.
Remzi of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation reported the results of a long-term follow-up study of 3,080 patients who underwent ileoanal pouch formation at the clinic from 1983 to 2006.
12] levels were measured before and after stapled restorative proctocolectomy and ileoanal pouch formation.