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region

1. an area considered as a unit for geographical, functional, social, or cultural reasons
2. an administrative division of a country
3. (in Scotland from 1975 until 1996) any of the nine territorial divisions into which the mainland of Scotland was divided for purposes of local government; replaced in 1996 by council areas

Region

 

(1) A territory identified by certain characteristics or peculiarities. In many cases, a taxonomic unit, as in physico-geographical region.

(2) In certain countries outside the USSR, an administrative and territorial unit, as in Paris region.

region

[′rē·jən]
(computer science)
A group of machine addresses which refer to a base address.
(mathematics)
The union of an open connected set with a subset of its boundary points (which may be the entire boundary or the empty set).
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At this stage we only need to remove the pectoral region by using our previously proposed PMDA algorithm [18].
Such anomalous branching pattern may represent persisting branches of the capillary plexus of the developing limb buds and their unusual course may be a cause for concern to the vascular radiologists and surgeons and may lead to complications in surgeries involving the axilla and the pectoral regions.
Savacor's device, called HeartPOD (physiologically optimized dosimeter), looks like a pacemaker, with a lead implanted in the left atrium by a catheterization procedure and connected to a wireless communication device in the pectoral region.
In the oral culture of early Greece it is the phrenes or pectoral region, associated with the voice-giving lungs, that is the principal site of the self; the responsibility for centering the self on the heart is the Bible's, and pre-eminently Paul's.
In normal development most of the embryologic mammary ridges resolve, except for 2 segments in the pectoral region, which later become breasts.