Wordlist: Outer body parts - List 3

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buttocks
 
the part of the body between the base of the back and the top of the legs
 
buttock
 
each of the two large fleshy halves of the posterior part of the body between the base of the back and the top of the legs
 
anus
 
the lower opening of the alimentary canal, through which the feces are ejected
 
urine
 
a liquid excrement consisting of water, salts and urea, which is made in the kidneys, stored in the bladder, then released through the urethra
 
urinate
 
to pass urine from the body
 
genitals
 
the externally visible sex organs
 
vagina
 
the passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus in a woman
 
penis
 
the male sexual organ for copulation and urination
 
joint
 
any part of the body where two bones join, in most cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened
 
skin
 
the outer protective layer of the body of a human
 
body
 
the physical structure of a human or animal seen as one single organism
 
human being
 
a person; of the species Homo sapiens
 
human
 
of or belonging to the species Homo sapiens or its closest relatives; having the nature or attributes of a human being
 
abdomen
 
the belly; that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis
 
hip
 
a joint underneath the belly with the primary function of supporting the weight of the body in both static (e.g. standing) and dynamic (e.g. walking or running) postures
 
waist
 
the narrow point of the body between the ribcage and hips
 
eardrum
 
a thin membrane that separates the outer ear from the middle ear and transmits sound from the air to the malleus
 
 
  • buttocks
    • buttocks[ˈbʌɾəks](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • the part of the body between the base of the back and the top of the legs
    • Example:
      • The buttocks allow primates to sit upright without needing to rest their weight on their feet.
  • buttock
    • buttock, buttocks[ˈbʌɾək](noun)
    • Definition:
      • each of the two large fleshy halves of the posterior part of the body between the base of the back and the top of the legs
    • Example:
      • In the majority of modern cultures, the buttocks are rarely shown naked.
    • anus, ani[ˈeɪnəs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the lower opening of the alimentary canal, through which the feces are ejected
    • Example:
      • The doctor had to look at the man's anus.
    • urine[ʊərɪn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a liquid excrement consisting of water, salts and urea, which is made in the kidneys, stored in the bladder, then released through the urethra
    • Example:
      • Her urine needed to be tested.
    • urinate[ˈjɚ.ɪn.et](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to pass urine from the body
    • Example:
      • It might hurt to urinate after the surgery.
    • genitals['jenitls](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • the externally visible sex organs
    • Example:
      • The genitals are an erogenous zone of the body.
    • vagina, vaginas[vəˈdʒaɪnə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus in a woman
    • Example:
      • The vagina of a woman is a very sensitive part of her body.
    • penis, penises[ˈpiːnɪs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the male sexual organ for copulation and urination
    • Example:
      • When they saw the little penis on the ultrasound, they knew it was a boy.
  • joint
    • joint, joints[dʒɔɪnt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any part of the body where two bones join, in most cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened
    • Example:
      • The human body has many joints.
  • skin
    • skin, skins[skɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the outer protective layer of the body of a human
    • Example:
      • This is so disgusting that it makes my skin crawl.
  • body
    • body, bodies[ˈbɒdi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the physical structure of a human or animal seen as one single organism
    • Example:
      • I saw them walking from a distance, their bodies strangely angular in the dawn light.
  • human being
    • human being, human beings(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person; of the species Homo sapiens
    • Example:
      • Human beings have a highly developed brain, capable of abstract reasoning, language, introspection, and problem solving.
    • human[juː.mən̩](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • of or belonging to the species Homo sapiens or its closest relatives; having the nature or attributes of a human being
    • Example:
      • The closest living relatives of human beings are gorillas and chimpanzees.
    • abdomen, abdomens[ˈæbdəmən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the belly; that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis
    • Example:
      • He was all bent over complaining of pains in the abdomen.
  • hip
    • hip, hips[hɪp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a joint underneath the belly with the primary function of supporting the weight of the body in both static (e.g. standing) and dynamic (e.g. walking or running) postures
    • Example:
      • The hips of human females widen during puberty.
  • waist
    • waist, waists[weɪst](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the narrow point of the body between the ribcage and hips
    • Example:
      • The waistline of clothing generally corresponds to the human waist.
    • eardrum, eardrums['ɪə(ɹ)dɹʌm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a thin membrane that separates the outer ear from the middle ear and transmits sound from the air to the malleus
    • Example:
      • Rupture or perforation of the eardrum can lead to conductive hearing loss.
 

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anus
urine
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penis
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skin
body
human
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        hip
        a joint underneath the belly with the primary function of supporting the weight of the body in both static (e.g. standing) and dynamic (e.g. walking or running) postures
        urine
        a liquid excrement consisting of water, salts and urea, which is made in the kidneys, stored in the bladder, then released through the urethra
        penis
        the male sexual organ for copulation and urination
        genitals
        the externally visible sex organs
        waist
        the narrow point of the body between the ribcage and hips
        buttock
        each of the two large fleshy halves of the posterior part of the body between the base of the back and the top of the legs
        abdomen
        the belly; that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis
        eardrum
        a thin membrane that separates the outer ear from the middle ear and transmits sound from the air to the malleus
        joint
        any part of the body where two bones join, in most cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened
        skin
        the outer protective layer of the body of a human
        anus
        the lower opening of the alimentary canal, through which the feces are ejected
        urinate
        to pass urine from the body
        body
        the physical structure of a human or animal seen as one single organism
        vagina
        the passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus in a woman
        human
        of or belonging to the species Homo sapiens or its closest relatives; having the nature or attributes of a human being
         
         
         

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        body
        the physical structure of a human or animal seen as one single organism
        hip
        a joint underneath the belly with the primary function of supporting the weight of the body in both static (e.g. standing) and dynamic (e.g. walking or running) postures
        buttocks
        the part of the body between the base of the back and the top of the legs
        buttock
        each of the two large fleshy halves of the posterior part of the body between the base of the back and the top of the legs
        joint
        any part of the body where two bones join, in most cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened
        waist
        the narrow point of the body between the ribcage and hips
        skin
        the outer protective layer of the body of a human
         
         
         
         

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