Meaning of ABDOMINAL REGION in English



: one of the nine areas into which the abdomen is divided by imaginary planes, two vertical through the middle of Poupart's ligament and two horizontal through the junction of the ninth rib and costal cartilage and through the top of the iliac crest — compare epigastric , hypochondriac , hypogastric , inguinal , lumbar , umbilical

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