region

(redirected from lateral region)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

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).
References in periodicals archive ?
It consists of the lamellate endocuticle and epicuticle layers, which become more discernible in the lateral regions (Fig.
Pygidium of female, except on speculum, with sparse, white pubescence at lateral regions and denser, light brown setae at medianbasal region with short, white median strip (fig.