abdominal regions


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abdominal regions

[ab′däm·ə·nəl ′rē·jənz]
(anatomy)
Nine theoretical areas delineated on the abdomen by two horizontal and two parasagittal lines: above, the right hypochondriac, epigastric, and left hypochondriac; in the middle, the right lateral, umbilical, and left lateral; and below, the right inguinal, hypogastric, and left inguinal.
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Holding a small, leafy branch in her hand, she scratched her chest and abdominal regions.