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Division of the Abdomen
for examination and reference, the abdomen is divided into nine regions
from superior to inferior: Epigastric, Umbilical, and Hypogastric
nine regions of the abdomen
Right Hypochondriac, Epigastric, Left Hypochondriac, Right Lumbar, Umbilical, Left Lumbar, Right Iliac, Hypogastric, Left Iliac.
located just inferior to the breastbone
around the umbilicus; commonly called the "navel"
the most inferior of all the midline regions
located just inferior to the ribs
a region located on a level with the lumbar regions of the spine
iliac (inguinal) regions
named for the upper crest of the hip bone and the groin region, respectively