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Synonyms for region

in the region of: vicinity

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  • vicinity
  • in the area of
  • in the range of
  • in the scope of
  • in the neighbourhood of
  • in the sphere of

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a particular area used for or associated with a specific individual or activity

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the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in 'in the region of')

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The brachial plexus is relatively superficial in the supraclavicular and axillary regions (depth 1 to 2 cm), and this requires the use of high resolution and high frequency systems such as a 10 to 15 MHz probe to obtain quality imaging.
Because Wilms' tumor involves the pelvic region, there is the theoretical concern that with the ovarian transplant one could move cancer cells to the axillary region," he said.
43) However, more recent studies have used computerized axial tomography and dye to discover that the brachial plexus is contained within an "axillary tunnel" that comprises various rigid anatomic structures and that the scapula/subscapularis complex, rather than the humeral head, is likely responsible for determining the flow of local anesthetic solution in the axillary region.
Lymphangiomas are benign tumors arising from lymphatic channels, usually in the head and neck or axillary region.
As a consequence of incomplete resolution of embryologic mammary ridges, ectopic breast tissue can be present anywhere along the "milk line," including the axillary region and vulva.
It is unknown if the axillary region may be an area with increased incidence of neoplasia in birds.
Computed tomography (CT) of the soft tissue of the head and neck showed symmetric, nonencapsulated adipose deposits in the buccal, posterior cervical neck, and axillary regions, with significant oropharyngeal narrowing (figure).