nine regions: right hypochondriac, epigastric, left hypochondriac, left lumbar, umbilical, right lumbar, left inguinal, hypogastric, right inguinal .
Abdomen is sectioned i…n 4 quadrants. Upper Right, Upper Left, Lower Left and Lower Right. Make an imaginary line across the umbilicus laterally and vertically. (MORE)
The abdomen primarily is a storage unit that also serves as the first area that attacks and starts the process of breaking down food ingested, so the food can be transported d…own to the intestines. In the intestines, the food is future broken down into sugars, starches etc., so the body can retrieve the nutrients it needs. (MORE)
Ascites of the abdomen is basically when fluid accumulates in your tummy. Symptoms include pain or discomfort in you tummy, shortness of breath and vomiting. In severe cases a…scites could be as a result of a liver condition. Also, if you have ascites you should reduce your salt intake (even though you will crave it with your ascites) because it can damage your kidneys. Hope this helped. (MORE)
The abdomen is the posterior region of the body trunk of animals. In vertebrates it contains the stomach and intestines and the organs of excretion and reproduction. It is par…ticularly well defined in mammals being separated from the thorax by the diaphragm. In many arthropods such as insects and insects, it may be segmented. (MORE)