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pouch

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. 1. (in anatomy) a small sac-like structure, especially occurring as an outgrowth of a larger structure. The pouch of Douglas is a pouch of peritoneum occupying...

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pouch

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 11 words.

avouch, couch, crouch, debouch, grouch, ouch, pouch, slouch, vouch

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pouch

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 11 words.

avouch, couch, crouch, debouch, grouch, ouch, pouch, slouch, vouch

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Pouch

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 38 words.

1. English: metonymic occupational name for a pouch maker (see Poucher).

2. Polish: possibly a nickname for a

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pouch

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 23 words.

small bag XIV; bag-like cavity in an animal body XV. — ONF. pouche, var. of (O)F. poche bag, pouch,

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pouch

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. 1. (in anatomy) a small sac-like structure, especially occurring as an outgrowth of a larger structure. The pouch of Douglas is a pouch of peritoneum occupying...

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pouch

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a small bag or other flexible receptacle, typically carried in a pocket or attached to a belt: webbing with pouches for stun grenades.

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pouch

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 75 words.

n. 1. (in anatomy) a small sac-like structure, especially occurring as an outgrowth of a larger structure. The pouch of

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pouches

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

An old name for the small bulkheads, often temporary. They were erected in the holds of a cargo ship when a shifting cargo, such as corn or coal, was loaded, their purpose being to prevent...

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pouch n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

pǝʊtʃ

sp pouch3

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pharyngeal pouch

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 39 words.

(branchial pouch, visceral pouch) any of the paired segmented pouches in the side of the throat of

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gill pouch

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 54 words.

Part of the respiratory system of lampreys and hagfish, which have a row of gill pouches on each side of

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gular pouch

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 81 words.

In some members of the Pelecaniformes, but most conspicuously in Pelecanidae (pelicans), the large, distensible pouch below the lower

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gular pouch

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 81 words.

In some members of the *Pelecaniformes, but most conspicuously in *Pelecanidae (pelicans), the large, distensible pouch below

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gill pouch

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 54 words.

Part of the respiratory system of lampreys and hagfish, which have a row of gill pouches on each side of

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ileal pouch

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 47 words.

(perineal pouch) a reservoir made from loops of ileum to replace a surgically removed rectum, avoiding the need

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gill pouch

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

Part of the respiratory system of lampreys and hagfish, which have a row of gill pouches on each side of the head. A gill pouch consists of a muscular wall with many respiratory lamellae...

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pouch n.

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 80 words.

1. (in anatomy) a small sac-like structure, especially occurring as an outgrowth of a larger structure. The pouch of Douglas...

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pouch n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 75 words.

1. (in anatomy) a small sac-like structure, especially occurring as an outgrowth of a larger structure. p. of Douglas a pouch of peritoneum occupying the space between the...

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pharyngeal pouch

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 41 words.

any of the paired segmented pouches in the side of the throat of the early embryo. They give rise to the tympanic cavity, the parathyroid glands, the thymus, and probably the thyroid...

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gular pouch

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

In some members of the Pelecaniformes, but most conspicuously in Pelecanidae (pelicans), the large, distensible pouch below the lower mandible of the bill that is used in catching fish. As...

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