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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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Alae very long, reaching 7th tergum, costal region dull green to grayish green, with pale or green mottling, anal region buff with blackish spots.
CONCLUSION: Fistula in Ano is a common disease of the anal region caused due to cryptoglandular infection and anorectal abscess.
HPV infection in the anal region, therefore, has a great impact on the development of cancer.
It prohibits any person over 10 from exposing "the genitals, vulva, pubis, pubic symphysis, pubic hair, buttocks, natal cleft, perineum, anus, anal region, or pubic hair region while appearing, bathing, sunbathing, walking or being in any public park, playground, beach or the waters.
It will drag its bottom across your lawn or a carpet in order to relieve the discomfort, and it will bite and lick at the anal region.
THE anal region is as well supplied with nerves as the penis and vagina.
On further questioning the patient confessed that his co-workers had held him firmly and directed the stream of air from a compressed-air pipeline towards his anal region in the morning.
Clinical features of perianal abscess are severe pain in peri anal region with difficulty to sit and on examination a smooth, tender, soft; swelling can be seen in the peri anal region.