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Right hypochondriac region

right upper region below (hypo-) the cartilage (chondr/o) of the ribs that extend over the abdomen.

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Left hypochondriac region

left upper region below the rib cartilage.

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Epigastric region

region above the stomach.

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Right lumbar region

right middle region near the waist.

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Left lumbar region

left middle region near the waist.

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Umbilical region

region of the navel or umbilicus.

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Right inguinal region

right lower region near the groin (inguin/o-groin), which is the area where the legs join the trunk of the body. This region also is known as the right iliac region because it lies near the ilium (the upper portion of the hip bone).

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Left inguinal region

left lower region near the groin. Also called the left iliac region.

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Hypogastric region

middle lower region below the umbilical region.

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Abdominopelvic Regions

doctors divide the abdominopelvic area into nine regions.

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