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English translation: douglas pouch

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19:27 Nov 6, 2007
Greek to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / ANATOMY
Greek term or phrase: ΔΟΥΓΛΑΣΣΙΟ / ΔΟΥΓΛΑΣΣEΙΟ
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Ioanna Karamanou
United States
Local time: 01:25
English translation:douglas pouch
Explanation:
http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=el&rlz=1T4GGLJ_enGR210GR21...

(Cul-de-sac, etc.)

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Note added at 7 mins (2007-11-06 19:34:31 GMT)
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Pouch of Douglas: 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 fact comes:

Culdoscopy, the introduction of an endoscope through the vagina into the cul-de-sac;
Culdoscope, the viewing tube (endoscope) that is used to look into the cul-de-sac; and
Culdocentesis, the aspiration (withdrawal) of fluid from the cul-de-sac.
In French, "cul-de-sac" literally is "bottom of (a) sack." As early as the 13th century, a cul-de-sac was a dead-end street (or a dead-end way), a blind alley. (The third letter in "cul" is silent in French; in English it is spoken. So, in French "cul" is pronounced "ku" and in English "kul").

The rectouterine pouch is called the pouch of Douglas after the Scottish anatomist James Douglas (1675-1742) who explored this region of the female body and left his name attached to at least 3 other structural features in the vicinity.

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douglas pouch


Explanation:
http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=el&rlz=1T4GGLJ_enGR210GR21...

(Cul-de-sac, etc.)

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Note added at 7 mins (2007-11-06 19:34:31 GMT)
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Pouch of Douglas: 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 fact comes:

Culdoscopy, the introduction of an endoscope through the vagina into the cul-de-sac;
Culdoscope, the viewing tube (endoscope) that is used to look into the cul-de-sac; and
Culdocentesis, the aspiration (withdrawal) of fluid from the cul-de-sac.
In French, "cul-de-sac" literally is "bottom of (a) sack." As early as the 13th century, a cul-de-sac was a dead-end street (or a dead-end way), a blind alley. (The third letter in "cul" is silent in French; in English it is spoken. So, in French "cul" is pronounced "ku" and in English "kul").

The rectouterine pouch is called the pouch of Douglas after the Scottish anatomist James Douglas (1675-1742) who explored this region of the female body and left his name attached to at least 3 other structural features in the vicinity.



Elena Petelos
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:25
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agree  Assimina Vavoula
0 min
  -> Ta!

agree  Nick Lingris
8 mins
  -> Ta!

agree  Maria Karra
14 mins
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agree  AmNeS|A
23 mins

agree  socratisv
34 mins

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
36 mins

agree  Katerina Athanasaki
14 hrs

agree  Rachel Fell: pouch of Douglas - only in females ;-)
1 day21 hrs

agree  Mirjana Popovic Kirkontzogloy
30 days
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