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Intro to Body's Quadrants & Regions

quadrants and regions and main organs in each
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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