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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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As part of a series covering the main subspecialties in radiology, this translated concise reference compiled by Galanski (Hanover Medical School, Germany) treats the major congenital and acquired disorders, diseases, infections, traumatic injuries, and treatment complications of the chest region.
Brown adipose tissue: a factor to consider in symmetrical tracer uptake in the neck and upper chest region.
When the mules are hot, their veins will be very defined, particularly in the neck and chest region but also along their thighs.
We teach the athletes to lower the weight to a point slightly above the mid-line of the chest region with enough control to balance the load and assist with efficient muscle fiber recruitment.