Ch. 2 Anatomical Divisions of the Abdomen

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Envision the nine anatomical divisions as a tic-tac-toe diagram over this region beginning from the left to right

right hypochondriac

An anatomical division of the abdomen; the right upper row.

epigastric

Pertaining to above the stomach. An anatomical division of the abdomen, the middle section of the upper row.

left hypochondriac

An anatomical division of the abdomen, the left side of the upper row.

right lumbar

An anatomical division of the abdomen, the right middle row.

umbilical

An anatomical division of the abdomen; the middle section of the middle row.

left lumbar

An anatomical division of the abdomen, the left side of the middle row.

right iliac

An anatomical division of the abdomen; the right lower row. Also called the right inguinal.

hypogastric

Pertaining to below the stomach. An anatomical division of the abdomen, the middle section of the bottom row.

left iliac

An anatomical division of the abdomen, the left side of the upper row.

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