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Region

see Cranial region.

see Pineal region.

the thoracic region encompassing the chest

the mammary region encompassing each breast

the abdominal region encompassing the stomach area

the coxal region encompassing the belt line

the pubic region encompassing the area above the genitals.

The umbilicus, or naval, is located at the center of the abdomen.

The pelvis and legs contain, from superior to inferior,

the inguinal or groin region between the legs and the genitals, the pubic region surrounding the genitals, the femoral region encompassing the thighs, the patellar region encompassing the knee, the crural region encompassing the lower leg, the tarsal region encompassing the ankle, the pedal region encompassing the foot the digital/phalangeal region encompassing the toes. The great toe is referred to as the hallux. The regions of the upper limbs, from superior to inferior, are

the axillary region encompassing the armpit, the brachial region encompassing the upper arm, the antecubital region encompassing the front of the elbow, the antebrachial region encompassing the forearm, the carpal region encompassing the wrist, the palmar region encompassing the palm, the digital/phalangeal region encompassing the fingers. The thumb is referred to as the pollux. The posterior view contains, from superior to inferior,

the cervical region encompassing the neck, the dorsal region encompassing the upper back the lumbar region encompassing the lower back. The regions of the back of the arms, from superior to inferior, include

the cervical region encompassing the neck, acromial region encompassing the shoulder, the brachial region encompassing the upper arm, the olecranal region encompassing the back of the elbow, the antebrachial region encompasses the back of the arm and the manual region encompassing the palm of the hand. The posterior regions of the legs, from superior to inferior, include

the gluteal region encompassing the buttocks, the femoral region encompassing the thigh, the popliteus region encompassing the back of the knee, the sural region encompassing the back of the lower leg, the plantar region encompassing the sole of the foot. Some regions are combined into larger regions. These include the trunk, which is a combination of the thoracic, mammary, abdominal, naval, and coxal regions. The cephalic region is a combination of all of the head regions. The upper limb region is a combination of all of the arm regions. The lower limb region is a combination of all of the leg regions.

region.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/10 12:07 by administrador