chest region


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chest region

Any of the three areas of the chest: anterior, posterior, and lateral. The anterior divisions (right and left) are the clavicular, infraclavicular, and supraclavicular, the mammary and inframammary, and the upper and lower sternal. The posterior divisions (right and left) are the scapular, infrascapular, interscapular, and suprascapular. The lateral divisions are the axillary and infra-axillary.
See also: region
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