Region of the Body

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Region of the Body
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2011-10-04 15:55:18
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Combining Form Region Names
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Combining Forms and Region Names for Regions of the Body
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  1. crani/o
    • cranium (skull)
    • crani/al - pertaining to the cranium
  2. gastr/o
    • stomach
    • hypo/gastr/ic - pertaining to (the area) below the stomach
  3. lumb/o
    • loins (lower back)
    • lumb/ar - pertaining to the loins (lower back)
  4. pelv/i
    pelv/o
    • pelvis
    • pelv/i/meter - instrument for measuring the pelvis
    • pelv/ic - pertaining to the pelvis
  5. ili/o
    • ilium (lateral flaring portion of hip bone)
    • ili/al - pertaining to the ilium
  6. inguin/o
    • groin
    • inguin/al - pertaining to the groin
  7. abdomin/o
    • abdomen
    • abdomin/al - pertaining to the abdomen
  8. cervic/o
    • neck; cervix uteri (neck of uterus)
    • cervic/al - pertaining to the neck
  9. spin/o
    • spine
    • spin/al - pertaining to the spine
  10. thorac/o
    • chest
    • thorac/ic - pertaining to the chest
  11. umbilic/o
    • umbilicus, navel
    • umbilic/al - pertaining to the navel
  12. Right Inguinal (iliac)
    • Abdominopelvic Region
    • Right Lower Lateral Region
  13. Epigastric
    • Abdominopelvic Region
    • Region above the stomach
  14. Left Lumbar
    • Abdominopelvic Region
    • Left middle lateral region
  15. Left Hypochondriac
    • Abdominopelvic Region
    • Upper left region beneath the ribs
  16. Hypogastric
    • Abdominopelvic Region
    • Lower middle region beneath the navel
  17. Left Inguinal (iliac)
    • Abdominopelvic Region
    • Lower left lateral region
  18. Right Lumbar
    • Abdominopelvic Region
    • Right middle lateral region
  19. Umbilical
    • Abdominopelvic Region
    • Region of the navel
  20. Right Hypochondriac
    • Abdominopelvic Region
    • Upper right region beneath the ribs
  21. RUQ
    • Right Upper Quadrant
    • Right lobe of liver, gallbladder, part of pancreas, part of small and large intestines
  22. LUQ
    • Left Upper Quadrant
    • left lobe of liver, stomach, spleen, part of pancreas, part of small and large intestines
  23. RLQ
    • Right Lower Quadrant
    • Part of small and large intestines, appendix, right ovary, right fallopian tube, right ureter
  24. LLQ
    • Left Lower Quadrant
    • Part of large and small intestines, left ovary, left fallopian tube, left ureter
  25. coccyx
    tailbone
  26. sacral
    lower back
  27. lumbar
    loin
  28. thoracic
    chest
  29. cervical
    neck

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