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Lisa Schönwälder has published the Flexikon article Anatomic region
In terms of anatomy, the body surface is systematically divided into different anatomic regions on a topographic basis.

Classification
There are 9 main regions that can subsequently be subdivided into varying amounts of smaller ones:
Regiones ... [more]
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Lisa Schönwälder has published the Flexikon article Anal region
The anal region is an anatomic region of the human body that comprises the anus and the surrounding skin area. It is part of the perineal region.

Anatomy
The anal region follows the lengthwise oval shaped outline of the anus. It is located between ... [more]
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Lisa Schönwälder has published the Flexikon article Anal wink
The anal wink (anal reflex) is a polysynaptic reflex that is elicited by stroking the skin of the anus or the perineum, causing contraction of the musculus sphincter externus. It is a key reflex that indicates function of the spinal cord segments ... [more]
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