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Aphotic region Aphotic region (Phytogeog.)
A depth of water so great that only those organisms can exist
that do not assimilate.
Hypochondriac regionHypochondriac Hy`po*chon"dri*ac, a. [Gr. ? affocated in the
hypochondrium: cf. F. hypocondriaque, formerly spelt
1. Of or pertaining to hypochondria, or the hypochondriac
2. Affected, characterized, or produced, by hypochondriasis.
Hypochondriac region (Anat.), a region on either side of
the abdomen beneath the cartilages of the false ribs,
beside the epigastric, and above the lumbar, region. Hypogastric regionHypogastric Hyp`o*gas"tric, a. [Cf. F. hypogastrique. See
Of or pertaining to the hypogastrium or the hypogastric
(a) The lower part of the abdomen.
(b) An arbitrary division of the abdomen below the umbilical
and between the two iliac regions. Iliac regionIliac Il"i*ac, a. [Cf. F. iliaque. See Ileum, and cf. Jade
1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ilium, or
dorsal bone of the pelvis; as, the iliac artery. [Written
2. See Ileac, 1. [R.]
Iliac crest, the upper margin of the ilium.
Iliac passion. See Ileus.
Iliac region, a region of the abdomen, on either side of
the hypogastric regions, and below the lumbar regions. Lumbar regionLumbar Lum"bar, Lumbal Lum"bal, a. [L. lumbus loin. See
Of, pertaining to, or near, the loins; as, the lumbar
Lumbar region (Anat.), the region of the loin;
specifically, a region between the hypochondriac and ilias
regions, and outside of the umbilical region. Ophthalmic regionOphthalmic Oph*thal"mic, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. ophthalmique. See
Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the eye; ocular; as
the ophthalmic, or orbitonasal, nerve, a division of the
trigeminal, which gives branches to the lachrymal gland,
eyelids, nose, and forehead.
Ophthalmic region (Zo["o]l.), the space around the eyes. Parotic regionParotic Pa*rot"ic, a. [See Parotid.] (Anat.)
On the side of the auditory capsule; near the external ear.
Parotic region (Zo["o]l.), the space around the ears.
Regional Re"gion*al (-al), a.
Of or pertaining to a particular region; sectional.
Scapular regionScapular Scap"u*lar, a. [Cf. F. scapulaire. Cf. Scapulary.]
Of or pertaining to the scapula or the shoulder.
Scapular arch (Anat.), the pectoral arch. See under
Scapular region, or Scapular tract (Zo["o]l.), a definite
longitudinal area over the shoulder and along each side of
the back of a bird, from which the scapular feathers
Transregionate Trans*re"gion*ate, a. [Pref. trans- + region.]
Foreign. [Obs.] --Holinshed.
Umbilical regionUmbilical Um*bil"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. ombilical. See Umbilic,
1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to an umbilicus, or umbilical
2. Pertaining to the center; central. [R.] --De Foe.
(a) (Anat.) The cord which connects the fetus with the
placenta, and contains the arteries and the vein
through which blood circulates between the fetus and
the placenta; the navel-string.
(b) (Bot.) The little stem by which the seeds are attached
to the placenta; -- called also funicular cord.
Umbilical hernia (Med.), hernia of the bowels at the
Umbilical point (Geom.), an umbilicus. See Umbilicus, 5.
Umbilical region (Anat.), the middle region of the abdomen,
bounded above by the epigastric region, below by the
hypogastric region, and on the sides by the lumbar
Umbilical vesicle (Anat.), a saccular appendage of the
developing embryo, containing the nutritive and
unsegmented part of the ovum; the yolk sac. See Illust. in
Meaning of region from wikipedia
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