Hypogastrium

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Hypogastrium
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Surface lines of the front of the thorax and abdomen.
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Front view of the thoracic and abdominal viscera. a. Median plane. b b. Lateral planes. c c. Trans tuberculllar plane. d d. Subcostal plane. e e. Transpyloric plane.
Latin regio hypogastrica, regio pubica
Gray's p.1149

The hypogastrium (alternative names including hypogastric region, pubic region and suprapubic region) is an area of the human abdomen located below the navel. The pubis bone constitutes its lower limit.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.