Right Upper Quadrant
Left Upper Quadrant
Right Lower Quadrant
Left Lower Quadrant
Right and left hypochondriac regions
regions below the ribs
regions above the stomach
referring to the umbilicus, also known as the belly button or navel this is the pit in the center of the abdominal wall marking the point where the umbilical cord was attached to the fetus
Right and left iliac regions
regions pertaining to the ilium (bones on the pelvis)
region below the stomach
Right and left lumbar regions
regions to the left and right of the umbilical region, near the midsection
divided into two parts, protects the structures of the nervous system that coordinate the bodily functions.
located within the skull, protects the brain
located within the spinal column, protects the spinal cord.
divided into three parts, con¬tains many of the body organs that maintain homeostasis.
main¬taining a constant internal environment
known as the chest cavity, protects the heart and the lungs
a muscle that separates the thoracic and abdominal cavities
contains primarily the major organs of digestion
the space formed by the pelvic (hip) bones. It contains primarily the organs of the reproductive and excretory systems.
contains both the abdominal and pelvic cavities