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Quadrants

Right upper quadrant, Left upper quadrant, Right lower quadrant, Left lower quadrant.

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Umbilical region

The centermost region which includes the umbilicus (navel) --- small intestine

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Epigastric region

Immediately superior to the umbilical region; overlies most of the stomach.. stomach

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Hypogastric (pubic) region

Immediately inferior to the umbilical region; encompasses the pubic area. urinary bladder

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right Iliac or inguinal region

Lateral to the hypogastric region and overlying the superior parts of the hip bones. cecum, appendix

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Right Lumbar region

Between the ribs and the flaring portions of the hip bones; lateral to the umbilical region. Ascending colon of the large intestine.

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Right Hypochondriac regions

Flanking the epigastric region laterally and overlying the lower ribs. Liver, Gallbladder

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Left Iliac or inguinal region

Lateral to the hypogastric region and overlying the superior parts of the hip bones. Initial part of the sigmoid colon

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Left Lumbar region

Between the ribs and the flaring portions of the hip bones; lateral to the umbilical region. Descending colon of large intestine.

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Left Hypochondriac regions

Flanking the epigastric region laterally and overlying the lower ribs. diaphragm, spleen