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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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Perotto (rehabilitative medicine, Albert Einstein School of Medicine) and his contributors thoroughly cover the muscles of the hand, forearm, arm, shoulder joint, shoulder girdle, foot, leg, thigh, pelvis, hip joint, perineal region, paraspinal region, abdominal wall, and intercostal and diaphragm regions, along with the muscles enervated by cranial nerves.
Results of the 2004 study concluded that the typical sport/racing saddle with a narrow protruding nose causes twice the pressure in the perineal region as the Solution Bicycle Seat, a unique new model without the nose.
Any pressure in the perineal region will stretch your tissues and cause pain if you have an episiotomy wound.