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Language of Medicine - CH 2 Study Section 4

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hypochondrac
Upper right and left regions beneath the ribs
epigastric
upper middle region above the stomach
lumbar
middle right and left regions near the waist
umbilical
central region near the navel
inguinal
lower right and left regions near the groin. Also called iliac regions.
hypogastric
lower middle region below the umbilical region
RUQ
right upper quadrant
LUQ
left upper quadrant
RLQ
right lower quadrant
LLQ
left lower quadrant
cervical
neck region (C1-C7)
thoracic
chest region (T1-T12)
lumbar
loin (waist) region (L1-L5)
sacral
region of the sacrum (S1-S5)
coccygeal
region of the coccyx (tailbone)
vertebra
a single backbone
vertebrae
backbones
spinal column
Bone tissue surrounding the spinal cavity
spinal cord
Nervous tissue within the spinal cavity
disk (disc)
a pad of cartilage between vertebrae