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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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AXILLARY REGION BENIGN 3, 1.92% MISCELLANEOUS, CHRONIC 8, 5.13% GRANULOMATOUS LYMPHADENITIS, SUPPURATIVE 6, 3.85% LYMPHADENITIS, TUBERCULAR 32, 20.51% LYMPHADENITIS, REACTIVE 70, 44.87% LYMPHADENITIS, MALIGNANT, 37, 23.72% METASTATIC 2, 1.28% SQUADOUS CELL CARCINOMA, METASTATIC 35, 22.44% ADENOCARCINOMA, Note: Table made from pie chart.
Twelve weeks after starting therapy the patient developed a Type 1 leprosy reaction (reversal reaction) characterised by the rapid onset of large annular erythematous and edematous plaques on both axillary regions and his hands were swollen.
2e): Pear shaped, costa straight, apex round, termen sinuated, dorsum straight, discoidal cell closed, more than half length of the wing; veins, Sc+ R1 arises from the axillary region, short and separated from R1, humeral (h) curves toward the proximal region of the costal margin begins from Sc+R1 and Rs, M1 originated from upper angle of the discal cell, M2 originates from middle of the discal cell, M3 originates from lower angle of the cell, Cu1 parallel to Cu2, two veins A2 and A3 arise from the axillary of the wing, A2 ending at the tornus of wing, A3 ending at dorsal margin.
The examiner then applied sterile gloves, lifted the feathers from the axillary region to isolate a naturally unfeathered region of skin and, with a sterile culturette swab, swabbed the axilla for 5 seconds.
Ultrasound was unable to identify the neurovascular sheath in the axillary region or identify the presence of septa or compartments within the sheath that could contribute to the uneven distribution of local anaesthetic within the sheath.
The third patient, who had her entire ovary transplanted to the axillary region, experienced unbearable pain when she began ovulating at age 12 and had to have it replaced in her pelvis.
Exclusion criteria were age <18 years, restriction in shoulder movement, history of infection, trauma or surgery in the axillary region. Age and gender were recorded for every patient at the beginning of the study.
However, the axillary region is an uncommon reported localisation.
In the different positions of upper limb abduction, with stabilization of the shoulder and considering cadaveric rigidity, the angle of 90[degrees] caused displacement and overstretching of the fascicles in the axillary region and discrete traction of the nerve trunks and roots in the supraclavicular area of the brachial plexus (Fig.
No lymph node enlargement in the cervical or axillary region was detected.
In this patient, diffuse lymphadenopathy in the subpectoral and axillary region caused lymphatic obstruction and breast edema.