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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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Finally, compared to asymptomatic controls, Lunde and Grottum (1984) showed that a group of over 100 women referred for clinical treatment of hirsutism evidenced higher serum testosterone, reported more menstrual irregularity, and--importantly--were most clearly differentiated (out of 19 regions assessed) based on hair growth in the lip, chin, and pubic regions (see also Eliakim et al.
The location that has the most urine contact is the pubic region.
In the front, the pelvic bones meet in the pubic region (symphysis pubis).
Her finely sculpted buttocks were thought to make it antiquity's most erotic statue, while her pose, with the arms used strategically to conceal the breast and pubic region, helped bolster her huge popularity.
Web sites devoted to pubic hair removal reinforce this notion as Nicole Williams (2010)states in her blog Hair Removal Haven: "pubic hair in the pubic region is a hot spot for germs that cause foul odor and skin irritations.
Puberty goes through five different stages in males and it is not until stage three that a little hair starts to develop in the pubic region, the face and elsewhere on the body, and it is only in stage four that pubic hair becomes more profuse.
Meanwhile, Belgium and France favour altering the Commission's definition of child porn, "the lascivious exhibition of genital parts or the pubic region of a child".
Lice are territorial in that head lice only live on the scalp, body lice on the body, and pubic lice in the pubic region.