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Chapter 2- Section 4

The Language of Medicine- Section 4

hypochondriac Upper right and left regions beneath the ribs
Epigastric Upper middle region above the stomach
Lumbar Middle right and left regions near the waist
Umbilical Central region near the navel
Inguinal Lower right and left regions near the groin. Also called the iliac regions.
Hypogastric Lower middle region below the umbilical region.
RUQ Right upper quadrant
LUQ Left lower quadrant
RLQ Right lower quadrant
LLQ Left lower quadrant
Cervical Neck region (C1-C7)
Thoracic Chest region (T1-T12)
Lumbar Loin (waist) region (L1-L5)
Sacral Region of the sacrum (S1-S5)
Coccygeal Region of the coccyx (tailbone)
Vertebra A single backbone
Vertebrae Backbones
Spinal Column Bone tissue surrounding the spinal cavity
Spinal cord Nervous tissue within the spinal cavity
Disk (disc) A pad of cartilage between vertebrae
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