Anatomy is a science that studies the body.
The ankle is the joint between your foot and leg.
You can carry things in your arms.
A bandage is a clean pad that is used to cover and protect cuts and other injuries.
A biped is an animal that walks on two legs. People are bipeds. Tyrannosaurus rex was a biped.
Everyone has a body.
Bones are hard, structural parts of the body of many animals. We have 206 bones in our skeleton.
We think with our brain. The brain is protected by the skull.
The cheeks are the sides of the face between the mouth area and the ear.
The chin is the part of the face below the mouth.
We hear things with our ears. Our ears give us a sense of hearing.
The elbow is the joint in the middle of your arm.
We see with our eyes. Our eyes give us a sense of sight.
The eyebrows are dense patches of hair above the eyes.
Eyelashes are long hairs on the edges of the eyelids.
Eyelids are flaps of skin that cover and protect our eyes.
This is a funny face!
We have ten toes on our feet.
The femur is the upper leg (thigh) bone. It is the longest bone in the human body.
We have five fingers on each hand.
Fingernails grow at the ends of your fingers.
The pattern marks on our fingertips are fingerprints.
We have five toes on each foot.
The forehead is the part of the face that is above the eyebrows and below the hair.
Hair grows on all mammals.
We can do amazing things with our hands.
We all have a head on our shoulders.
When you are healthy, you are not sick.
Your heart pumps blood throughout your body.
The heel is the back part of the foot.
Your hips are below your waist and above your legs.
Intestines are a part of the digestive system. The intestines help digest food, absorb it into the body, and excrete waste.
The colored part of the eye around the pupil is the iris.
Jaws let you open and close your mouth and take bites.
The kidneys are bean-shaped organs that take waste from the blood and produce urine.
The knee is where the leg bends. It it between the lower leg and the upper leg (the thigh).
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.
Chickens don’t have lips, but people do.
Some animals use lungs to breathe. People have lungs.
We use our mouths to eat and talk.
Nails are hard scales that grow at the ends of your fingers.
When you are naked, you aren’t wearing any clothes.
Your neck is between your head and your shoulders.
We use the nose to breathe; it also gives us a sense of smell.
A nurse takes care of you when you’re sick or hurt.
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.
People have five senses, the sense of sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste.
Your shoulders are under your neck.
A skeleton is the set of bones in a body. People have skeletons, and so do many other animals.
The skin is the outer covering of our body.
The skull is the bony structure of head that encloses the brain and supports the jaws. This is a T. rex skull.
Our tongue helps us eat, taste, and talk.
The spine (also called the backbone) is a series of connected bones in the back that surround and protect the spinal cord.
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.
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.
We have five toes on each foot.
Toenails grow at the ends of your toes.
We use our teeth to chew food. Teeth are held in the gums by roots.
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.
The waist is the middle of the body, between the chest and the hips.
An x-ray is a special, high-energy picture of your bones or teeth.