Regions of the Abdomen
Regions of the abdomen. The abdomen is divided into 9 regions by two horizontal planes, one at the level of the cartilages of the 10th ribs (sub-costal plane), another at the level of the highest poitns of the crests of the ilia, and 2 vertical or lateral planes from the cartilages of the 8th ribs to the center of Poupart’s inguinal ligament.
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Metheny, D. Gregg Potter's Compend of Human Anatomy 8th Ed. (Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Co., 1915) 323