Intro to Body's Quadrants & Regions

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quadrants and regions and main organs in each

right upper quadrant

the quatdrant that houses the right lobe of liver; gallbladder; right kidney; portion of stomach, small & large intestines

left upper quadrant

the quadrant that houses the left lobe of liver; stomach; pancrease; left kidney; spleen; portions of large intestine

right lower quadrant

the quadrant that contains the cecum, appendix and portions of small intestine; reporductive organs (right ovary or right spermatic cord) and right ureter

left lower quadrant

the quadrant that contains most of small intestine and portions of large intestine; left ureter and reproductive organs (left ovary or left spermatic chord) and left ureter

right hypochondriac region

upper right region and contains the liver, gallbladder and right kidney

left hypochondriac region

upper left region and contains a portion of the stomach, spleen and left kidney

epigastric region

upper middle region and contains the stomach

left lumbar region

left middle region and contains the descending colon of large intestine

right lumbar region

right middle region and contains the ascending colon of large intestine

left illiac region

lower left region and contains initial part of sigmoid colon

right illiac region

lower right region and contains the cecum and appendix

hypogastric region

lower middle region and contains the bladder and portions of the small and large intestines

umbilical region

middle region of abdomen and contains the small intestine

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