Abdominal regions. Regiones abdominales.
Hypochondriac region (hypochondrium).
Regio hypochondriaca (hypochondrium). Region lateral to the midclavicular line between the pectoral region and the transpyloric plane. B
Epigastric region (epigastrium). Regio epigastrica (epigastrium). Region medial to the mid-clavicular line between the pectoral region and the transpyloric plane. B
Lumbar (lateral) region. Regio lateralis. Region lateral to the midclavicular line between the transpyloric and intertubercular planes. B
Umbilical region. Regio umbilicalis. Area medial to the midclavicular line between the transpyloric and intertubercular planes. B
Inguinal (iliac) region. Regio inguinalis. Region lateral to the midclavicular line between the intertubercular plane and the inguinal ligament. B
Hypogastric (pubic) region. Regio pubica (hypogastrium). Region medial to the midclavicu-lar line between the intertubercular plane and the inguinal ligament. B
Posterior (dorsal) regions. Regiones dorsales. The various anatomic regions of the back.
Vertebral region. Regio vertebralis. Region overlying the vertebral column. A
Sacral region. Regio sacralis. Region overlying the sacrum. A
Scapular region. Regio scapularis. Region overlying the scapula. A
Infrascapular region. Regio infrascapularis. Area between the scapular region and the lumbar region. A
Region cranial to the iliac crest. Regio lumbaris (lumbalis). A
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