pouch

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Related to rectouterine pouch: rectovesical pouch, vesicouterine 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
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There are several reports of internal hernias into the rectouterine pouch and vesicouterine pouch [4, 5].
The largest dimension of these lesions is located under the peritoneal fold of the rectouterine pouch of Douglas.
Secondary screening was considered necessary if a mass of at least 30 mm in length was noted anywhere in the pelvic cavity, if a mass of any size showed a mixed echographic pattern, and/or if ascites measuring 50 mm or more were detected in the rectouterine pouch.