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Right hypochondriac region

Right upper region below the cartilage of the ribs

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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

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Right inguinal (iliac) region

Right lower region near the groin - right iliac region

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Left inguinal (iliac) region

Left lower region near the groin - left iliac region

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Hypogastric region

Middle lower region below the umbilical region

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Right upper quadrant (RUQ)

Contains liver, gallbladder, part of the pancreas, parts of the small and large intestines

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Left upper quadrant (LUQ)

Contains liver, stomach, spleen, part of pancreas, parts of small and large intestines

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Right lower quadrant (RLQ)

Contains parts of small and large intestines, right ovary right Fallopian tube, appendix, right ureter

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Left lower quadrant (LLQ)

Contains parts of small and large intestines, left ovary, left Fallopian tube, left ureter