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region (s) (noun), regions (pl)
1. An area, segment, or location in which politics, cultures, or geography are different from other areas: "A region can be a part of a country or of the world, etc. that is different or separate from other parts in some way."

"Monroe is the sales manage of the California region."

2. Places that are indicated on a person's body or an area that is near a specified part of the body: "Henry's mother has a terrible pain in her lower back region."
3. Etymology: from Anglo-French regioun, Old Fremch region; both of which came from Latin regionem and regio, "direction, boundary, district, country"; ultimately from Latin regere, "to direct, to rule".
This entry is located in the following unit: regi-, reg-, rec-, rex- (page 9)
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(Greek: a suffix; scientific names; names of metallic elements; a part, lining, or enveloping tissue, region; little; representing a diminutive force)
(Greek: place, a position, region, local, localized)
(Greek: denotes the vulva or region of the pubes)
(Latin: animal; a collective name for the animals of a certain region or time)
(Latin: flower; full of flowers, abounding in flowers; flora, plant life, plants of a general region or period)
(Greek: Magnesian [stone]; Magnesia having been a mineral-rich region of Thessaly)
Word Entries containing the term: “region
auroral region
The geographic area in either hemisphere from which auroral activity can normally be seen; usually, within 30 degrees magnetic latitude from each magnetic pole.
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axillary region (s) (noun), axillary regions (pl)
The area of the upper chest surrounding the armpits which are lateral (to the side) of the pectoral (breast or chest) region: Viola had her axillary regions checked by Dr. Jones to see if there was any indication of cancer in that part of her body.
This entry is located in the following unit: axillo-, axill-, axil- (page 1)
crymocolous (adjective): polar region
Referring to life that is growing in tundra or polar regions.
geographic region
This entry is located in the following unit: grapho-, graph-, -graph, -graphy, -grapher, -graphia (page 36)
geographical region
This entry is located in the following unit: grapho-, graph-, -graph, -graphy, -grapher, -graphia (page 37)
gluteal region
The region or area over the gluteal muscles.
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inguinal region, regio inguinalis
The topographical area of the inferior abdomen related to the inguinal canal, lateral to the pubic region (lower central region of the abdomen below the umbilical region).
This entry is located in the following unit: inguin-, inguino-; inguen-, ingueno- + (page 1)
marine littoral faunal region (s) (noun), marine littoral faunal regions (pl)
A division of the earth's surface which includes all marine animals: A marine littoral faunal region is a geographical area of the zoosphere incorporating the entire number of marine creatures.
This entry is located in the following units: faun-, fauni-, fauna-, -fauna (page 3) -littoral (page 1) mare, mari-, mar- + (page 3)
morphogenetic region
In geology, a region in which he climatic conditions influence predominant geomorphic processes, imparting to the landscape distinctive regional characteristics that contrast with those of regions influenced by different climatic conditions.
olfactory region of nasal mucosa, region of olfactory mucosa
The specialized olfactory receptive area that includes the upper one-third of the nasal septum and the lateral wall above the superior concha and is lined with olfactory mucosa.
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polar-region habitat (s) (noun), polar-region habitats (pl)
Geographical areas that are dominated by great amounts of snow and ice and also consist of vast, dry areas of polar desert because of very small amounts of rainfall: "The polar-region habitats include the Arctic and Antarctic zones with 24-hour periods of daylight in the summer and continuous darkness in the winter."

"Both polar regions provide animal life; including fish and other sea life for the polar bears, seals, penguins, etc."

This entry is located in the following unit: Habitats for the Living (page 1)
regio lumbalis, lumbar region
The region of the back lateral to the vertebral region and between the rib cage and the pelvis.
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zoogeographical region (s) (noun), zoogeographical regions (pl)
1. Any of the major geographical areas into which the earth is divided on the basis of distinct forms of animal life or fauna: One zoogeographical region or "zoogeographical realm" is the Australian region, which includes marsupial and monotreme forms, such as the platypus and the echidnas (spiny anteaters) that are not found elsewhere.
2. Nine such regions exist:
  • Palaearctic (Northern Europe and Asia)
  • Nearctic (North America, Greenland, etc.)
  • Ethiopian (Africa and Arabia)
  • Madagascan (east coast of Africa)
  • Neotropical (Mexico, Central and South America)
  • Oriental (India, Burma, and S.E. Asia west of Wallace's Line)
  • Australasian (Australia, New Guinea, and islands S.E. Of Wallace's Line)
  • New Zealand (including neighboring islands)
  • Polynesian (numerous pacific islands of volcanic origin having no apparent connection with the continents)
—A.W. Leftwich. A Dictionary of Zoology, 1973.
(generally a reference to indigenous people in general; being the first or earliest known of its kind present in a region: aboriginal forests, aboriginal rocks; of or relating to Aborigines or people of Australia)
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Four Corners region
That part of the United States surrounding the point where the states of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona all converge.
This entry is located in the following unit: Archeology, Archaeology (page 3)