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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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There was palpable tender lump in umbilical, right iliac fossa and hypogastric regions.
On clinical examination, a firm, non-tender lump of about 15cm x 10cm x 8cm arising from abdominal wall occupying Rt iliac fossa, hypogastric region and umbilical region.
A mass measuring about 12 X 17cms noted in lower part of abdomen extending from umbilicus to hypogastric region, which was soft in consistency and smooth in surface, however the lower margin of the mass could not be felt which aroused a suspicion of mass arising from pelvis.