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Human body parts learning vocabulary using pictures

Human body parts and list of human body parts

During this English lesson you will learn about the vocabulary for the human body. The last part of lesson is a list of body parts with a brief description of each body part.

Human body parts

                                                  learning about the human body

Body parts list with brief explanation


 Body part list


  Hair: grown on top of the head.

  Head: part of the body that's on top of your neck

  Ears: on each side of the head and used for hearing.

  Neck: connects the head to the body.

  Shoulder: connects the to arm and to the base of the neck

  Arms: Used for touching things

  Chest: is the below the neck and above the stomach.

  Arm pit: joint where the arm connects to the shoulder

  Nipple: small projection of a woman's or girl's breast

  Stomach: is used for digesting food. 

  Navel: The little hole in in the center of a person's belly

  Waist: Part of the body just above hips.

  Elbow: is between the forearm and the upper arm

  Forearm: Is between the wrist and elbow.

  Back: is rear surface of the body from the shoulders to the hips.

  Small of the back: is the lower part of the back.

  Hips: from the waist to the top of the leg.

  Waist: is just above the hips

  Groin: above the thigh on either side of the body

  Buttocks: Sometimes called bottom or behind. 

 Thigh: part of the leg between the hip and the knee

  Knee: connects the lower and upper leg.

  Calf: muscle at the back of the lower leg

  Shin: front of the leg below the knee

  Heel: is the back part of the foot below the ankle.

  Arch of foot: where the bottom of the foot curves.

  Ball of foot: The padded portion of the sole of the human foot between the toes and the arch. 

  Instep: The padded portion  foot between the toes and the arch

  Toe nails: covers the end of the top of the toes. 

  Ankle: connects the foot to the leg

  Foot: the lower part of the leg below the ankle

  Big toe: each foot has 2 big toes

 Feet and hand parts

                  Feet and hand parts

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