regional anatomy


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re·gion·al a·nat·o·my

an approach to anatomic study based on regions, parts, or divisions of the body (for example, the foot or the inguinal region), emphasizing the relationships of various systemic structures (for example, muscles, nerves, and arteries) within that area; distinguished from systemic anatomy.
Synonym(s): topographic anatomy, topology (1)

regional anatomy

the study of the structural relationships among the organs and the parts of the body. Kinds of regional anatomy are surface anatomy and cross-sectional anatomy.

re·gion·al a·nat·o·my

(rē'jŭn-ăl ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
Method of anatomic study based on regions, parts, or divisions of the body (e.g., the foot or the inguinal region), emphasizing the relationships of structures (e.g., muscles, nerves, and arteries) within that area; distinguished from systemic anatomy.
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An introductory chapter offers a review of regional anatomy, cross-sectional anatomy, landmarks, and hazards.
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Regional anatomy is an important branch of anatomy directly concerned with the form and relationships of all the organs present in a particular area.
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