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(a) Make a diagram showing the nine abdominopelvic regions, and name each region. Name

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QUESTION:

(a) Make a diagram showing the nine abdominopelvic regions, and name each region. Name two organs (or parts of organs) that could be located in each of the named regions.

(b) Make a similar sketch illustrating how the abdominopelvic cavity may be divided into quadrants, and name each quadrant.

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QUESTION:

(a) Make a diagram showing the nine abdominopelvic regions, and name each region. Name two organs (or parts of organs) that could be located in each of the named regions.

(b) Make a similar sketch illustrating how the abdominopelvic cavity may be divided into quadrants, and name each quadrant.

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The diagram of nine abdominopelvic regions shows that the nine regions are delineated by four planes, i.e., the superior transverse plane, inferior transverse plane, and two parasagittal planes.

The various organs are located in each of the abdominopelvic regions. They are:

1) Right hypochondriac region consists of organs like the liver and gallbladder.

2) Right lumbar region consists of organs like the ascending colon of the large intestine.

3) Right iliac region consists of organs like the cecum and appendix.

4) Epigastric region consists of the stomach.

5) The Umbilical region consists of the transverse colon of the large and small intestines.

6) Hypogastric region consists of the urinary bladder.

7) Left hypochondriac region consists of the diaphragm.

8) Left lumbar region consists of descending colon of the large intestine.

9) Left iliac region consists of the initial part of the sigmoid colon.

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