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Flashcards in Chap 2, Abdominopelvic Quadrants Deck (5)
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Right upper quadrant (RUQ)

contains the liver (right lobe), gallbladder, part of the pancreas, parts of the small and large intestines.

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Left upper quadrant (LUQ)

contains the liver (left lobe), stomach, spleen, part of the pancreas, parts of the small and large intestines

3

Right lower quadrant (RLQ)

contains parts of the small and large intestines, right ovary, right fallopian tube, appendix, right ureter

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Left lower quadrant (LLQ)

contains parts of the small and large intestines, left ovary, left fallopian tube, left ureter

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Abdominopelvic area

can be divided into four quadrants by two imaginary lines - one horizontal and one vertical - that cross at the midsection of the body.

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