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Abdominopelvic Regions and Quadrants

For Powell HA&P 1 ch. 1 exam
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Umbilical Region
The centermost region deep to and surrounding the umbilicus (navel).
Epigastric Region
Located superior to the umbilical region (epi= upon, above; gastri= belly).
Hypogastric (Pubic) Region
Located inferior to the umbilical region (hypo= below).
Right Iliac (Inguinal) Region
Located lateral to the hypogastric region (iliac= superior part of the hip bone).
Left Iliac (Inguinal) Region
Located lateral to the hypogastric region (iliac= superior part of the hip bone).
Right Lumbar Region
Lie lateral to the umbilical region (lumbus= loin).
Left Lumbar Region
Lie lateral to the umbilical region (lumbus= loin).
Right Hypochondriac Region
Flank the epigastric region laterally (chondro= cartilage).
Left Hypochondriac Region
Flank the epigastric region laterally (chondro= cartilage).
RUQ
Right upper quadrant.
LUQ
Left upper quadrant.
RLQ
Right lower quadrant.
LLQ
Left lower quadrant.