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Describing or relating to areas of the body

anterior

adjective

near the front of a part of your body

cervical

adjective

relating to your neck

function

noun

something that happens in your body, or something that a part of your body does

hyperactive

adjective

used about parts of your body that are too active in a way that is not normal

open

adjective

used about a part of someone’s body

pectoral

adjective

in or relating to the chest

posterior

adjective

relating to the back part of something, especially the back part of your body

prehensile

adjective

a prehensile tail or other body part can wrap around objects and hold onto them tightly

region

noun

a particular area of your body

site

noun

a particular place in the body

thoracic

adjective

relating to your thorax

topical

adjective

relating to or used on a part of the body

urogenital

adjective

relating to the organs that remove liquid waste from your body, and to your sex organs

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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