A patent pouch of peritoneum extending into the labia majora of women. It is analogous to the processus vaginalis in males. The pouch accompanies the gubernaculum during development of the urinary and reproductive organs, more specifically during the descent of the ovaries, and normally obliterates. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canal_of_Nuck ]

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Term information

latin term
processus vaginalis peritonei femininus [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canal_of_Nuck ]
definition
  • A patent pouch of peritoneum extending into the labia majora of women. It is analogous to the processus vaginalis in males. The pouch accompanies the gubernaculum during development of the urinary and reproductive organs, more specifically during the descent of the ovaries, and normally obliterates.
has related synonym
  • nuck%27s canal
  • processus vaginalis peritonei femininus
  • persistent processus vaginalis
  • canal of nuck
id
  • UBERON:0013278