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Body-Related Words
human body

anatomy

Anatomy is a science that studies the body.
ankle

ankle

The ankle is the joint between your foot and leg.
arm

arm

You can carry things in your arms.
Bandage

bandage

A bandage is a clean pad that is used to cover and protect cuts and other injuries.


biped

A biped is an animal that walks on two legs. People are bipeds. Tyrannosaurus rex was a biped.


body

Everyone has a body.


bones

Bones are hard, structural parts of the body of many animals. We have 206 bones in our skeleton.


brain

We think with our brain. The brain is protected by the skull.
cheek
cheek

The cheeks are the sides of the face between the mouth area and the ear.
chin
chin

The chin is the part of the face below the mouth.


ear

We hear things with our ears. Our ears give us a sense of hearing.


elbow

The elbow is the joint in the middle of your arm.


eye

We see with our eyes. Our eyes give us a sense of sight.


eyebrow

The eyebrows are dense patches of hair above the eyes.


eyelash

Eyelashes are long hairs on the edges of the eyelids.


eyelid

Eyelids are flaps of skin that cover and protect our eyes.


face

This is a funny face!


feet

We have ten toes on our feet.


femur

The femur is the upper leg (thigh) bone. It is the longest bone in the human body.


finger

We have five fingers on each hand.


fingernail

Fingernails grow at the ends of your fingers.


fingerprint

The pattern marks on our fingertips are fingerprints.


foot

We have five toes on each foot.


forehead

The forehead is the part of the face that is above the eyebrows and below the hair.


hair

Hair grows on all mammals.


hand

We can do amazing things with our hands.


head

We all have a head on our shoulders.


healthy

When you are healthy, you are not sick.


heart

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body.


heel

The heel is the back part of the foot.

hips

Your hips are below your waist and above your legs.


intestines

Intestines are a part of the digestive system. The intestines help digest food, absorb it into the body, and excrete waste.


iris

The colored part of the eye around the pupil is the iris.


jaws

Jaws let you open and close your mouth and take bites.


kidney

The kidney are bean-shaped organs that take waste from the blood and produce urine.

knee

The knee is where the leg bends. It it between the lower leg and the upper leg (the thigh).


legs

Many animals have legs. People have two legs, cows have four legs, insects have six legs, and spiders have eight legs. Tables and chairs also have legs.


lips

Chickens don't have lips, but people do.


lungs

Some animals use lungs to breathe. People have lungs.


mouth

We use our mouths to eat and talk.


nail

Nails are hard scales that grow at the ends of your fingers.


naked

When you are naked, you aren't wearing any clothes.


neck

Your neck is between your head and your shoulders.


nose

We use the nose to breathe; it also gives us a sense of smell.


nurse

A nurse takes care of you when you're sick or hurt.


pupil

A pupil is the opening in the center of the eye's iris - the pupil looks like a black circle in the middle of the eye.


senses

People have five senses, the sense of sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste.


shoulder

Your shoulders are under your neck.


skeleton

A skeleton is the set of bones in a body. People have skeletons, and so do many other animals.
skin

skin

The skin is the outer covering of our body.
T. rex skull

skull

The skull is the bony structure of head that encloses the brain and supports the jaws. This is a T. rex skull.


tongue

Our tongue helps us eat, taste, and talk.


spine

The spine (also called the backbone) is a series of connected bones in the back that surround and protect the spinal cord.


stomach

The stomach is a pouch-like organ that is part of the digestive system. The stomach helps digest food by churning it in an acid bath.


thumb

The thumb is the widest finger on a person's hand. The thumb is next to the pointing finger. All apes (like gorillas and chimps) have thumbs.


toe

We have five toes on each foot.


toenail

Toenails grow at the ends of your toes.


tooth

We use our teeth to chew food. Teeth are held in the gums by roots.


vertebra

A vertebra is one of the series of small, connected bones in the spine that surround and protect the spinal cord. The plural of vertebra is vertebrae.


waist

The waist is the middle of the body, between the chest and the hips.


x-ray

An x-ray is a special, high-energy picture of your bones or teeth.


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