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abdominopelvic regions
division of abdominopelvic cavity into 9 regions -- used for anatomical studies
subcostal line
drawn just inferior to the rib cage, across the inferior portion of the stomach
transtubercular line
drawn just inferior to the tops of the hip bones
midclavicular lines
drawn through the midpoints of the clavicles (collar bones), just medial to the nipples
9 abdominopelvic regions
right hypochondriac, right lumbar region, right inguinal(iliac) region; epigastric region, umbilical region, hypogastric (pubic) region; left hypochondriac, left lumbar region, left inguinal (iliac) region
quadrants
division of abdominopelvic cavity into 4 quadrants
4 abdominopelvic quadrants
right upper quadrant (RUQ), left upper quadrant (LUQ), right lower quadrant (RLQ), left lower quadrant (LLQ)--used by clinicians for describing the site of abdominopelvic pain, tumor, or other abnormality