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Ch. 2 Anatomical Divisions of the Abdomen

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