lateral region n.
The region of the abdomen lying on either side of the umbilical region and between the hypochondriac and inguinal regions.
noun, Naval Architecture. 1. resistance to sidewise motion caused by wind pressure, supplied by the immersed portion of a hull of a vessel.
- Lateral sacral vein
lateral sacral vein n. Any of the veins that accompany the lateral sacral artery and empty into the internal iliac vein on either side.
- Lateral supraclavicular nerve
lateral supraclavicular nerve n. Any of the several branches of the cervical plexus that descend to the skin over the acromion and deltoid region. Also called posterior supraclavicular nerve.
- Lateral spinal sclerosis
lateral spinal sclerosis n. An amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in which degeneration of the lateral tracts of the spinal cord causes spastic paraplegia.