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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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Tim Keightley of Fitness First explains: "The workout is based around your central core and the pelvic region - all those muscles you use when you're having sex.
Exercise increases the blood flow in the pelvic region and helps remove excess toxins and adrenaline, which interferes with fertility hormones.
Radiation therapy to the pelvic region can cause ovarian failure or result in damage that makes the uterus unable to accommodate the growth of a foetus.
There was even one shot where an actress was showed "rubbing her pelvic region with pumpkin.
But instead of a tall, narrow hominid with the expected slight pelvic region, evidence has been found of a hominid ready to produce offspring with a much larger brain size.
These functional improvements may result from restoring strength and stability in the abdominal and pelvic region as the operation incorporates repair of the abdominal muscle separation (rectus diastasis) that can occur after pregnancy.
He was readmitted to the hospital and that is when he got to know that the sarcoma had spread to his stomach and pelvic region.
He pointed out that the twins, who are joined in the abdominal and pelvic region, have one lower limb and share some internal organs.
The sheer indulgence of the therapy is accompanied with a wide variety of benefits that include alleviating strain from the lower back and pelvic region combined with effective reflexology and Swedish massage techniques to maximize comfort and provide complete stress relief.
External injury of pelvic region was present in 50% of cases, while fracture occurred in only one case.
Endometriosis is a gynaecological condition where tissue similar to the lining of the womb is found in other areas of the body, most commonly in the pelvic region.