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Other parts of the body from the outside

abdomen

noun

the front part of your body below your waist

back

noun

the part of your body between your neck and your bottom, on the opposite side to your chest and stomach. The row of bones inside the back is called the backbone or spine

belly

noun

the front part of your body between your chest and your legs

belly button

noun

a person’s navel

body

noun

the whole physical structure of a person or animal, including the head, arms, and legs

chest

noun

the upper front part of your body between your neck and your stomach

flank

noun

the side of your body between your hip and your ribs

front

noun

the part of your body that faces forwards, especially your chest

girth

noun

the distance round someone’s waist, especially someone large

heart

noun

the area of your chest where your heart is

hip

noun

one of the two parts at either side of your body between your waist and the top of your legs

hollow

noun

an area on someone’s body that is slightly lower than the area around it

knee

noun

the upper part of your leg when you are sitting down, where you can hold a child or an object

lap

noun

the top half of your legs above your knees when you sit down

loins

noun

the part of your body below your waist at the front

middle

noun

your waist and the part of your body around your waist

midriff

noun

the part of your body between your waist and your chest, especially the front part

nape

noun

the back of your neck

navel

noun

a small round place in the middle of someone’s stomach where they were separated from their mother at birth. A more informal word is belly button.

neck

noun

the part of the body that joins the head to the rest of the body

orifice

noun

a hole, especially one in your body such as your mouth

side

noun

the left or right area of your body from your head to your feet

side

noun

the general area of your body from your shoulder down to your waist

spot

noun

a particular place on your body

stomach

noun

the soft part at the front of your body between your chest and your legs

stump

noun

the remaining part of someone’s arm, leg, or finger after the rest is cut off

thorax

noun

the part of your body between your neck and your waist

throat

noun

your neck, especially the front part

torso

noun

the upper part of your body, not including your head or arms

trunk

noun

the part of your body between your waist and your head, not including your arms or head

tum

noun

your stomach

tummy

noun

your stomach. This word is used mainly by children or when speaking to children.

umbilicus

noun

a small round place in the middle of someone’s stomach where they were separated from their mother at birth. A less technical word is navel.

waist

noun

the middle part of the human body that is usually narrower than the parts above and below

waistline

noun

the measurement round your waist

the small of your back

the lower part of your back

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