Left Hypochondriac

Definition of Left Hypochondriac:

The abdomen is the area between the chest and the hips.  Divided into a 3-by-3 grid, the upper-left abdomen lies behind the bottom half of the left rib cage.  This is also known as the left hypochondriac region or left hypochondrium.  It contains the spleen, left kidney, pancreas, stomach, liver tip, pancreas tail, descending colon, transverse colon, and small intestine.

Also: Left Hypochondrium, Upper Left Abdomen, Upper Left Abdominal, Upper-Left Abdomen, Upper-Left Abdominal

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