Word list: Face

Face

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Body - Face

You may be asked to talk or write about your body and health issues. On this part, you will find almost any word that is related to the human body and anatomy.

Body
brow
brownoun

the part in someone's face that is below the hair and above the eyes

cheek
cheeknoun

either part of the face below the eye

chin
chinnoun

the front part of the face below the mouth and above the neck

cornea
corneanoun

the transparent layer that covers the outside of the eyeball and admits light to the inner side

dimple
dimplenoun

a small hollow place that goes inward in the flesh on the cheek or chin

ear
earnoun

the organ of hearing; each of the two organs on either side of the head used for hearing

earlobe
earlobenoun

the soft fleshy part of the external ear

eye
eyenoun

each of the two organs on the face that we see with; the organ of sight

eyeball
eyeballnoun

the whole ball-shaped part of the eye, inserted in the skull

eyebrow
eyebrownoun

the strip or arch of hair above the eye

eyelash
eyelashnoun

any of the short hairs that grow along the edges of the eyelids

eyelid
eyelidnoun

one of the two folds of skin, above and below the eye, covering it when closed

forehead
foreheadnoun

the part of the face above the eyebrows and below the hair

Grecian nose
Grecian nosenoun

a straight nose that continues the line of the brow without any curve

iris
irisnoun

(anatomy) the round colored portion of the eye around the pupil and behind the cornea

lantern jaw
lantern jawnoun

a long thin jaw with a large chin

lens
lensnoun

(anatomy) the clear elastic part of the eye behind the pupil that bends and focuses light upon the retina

lip
lipnoun

each of the two soft parts surrounding the mouth where the skin is redder or darker

nose
nosenoun

the middle part of the face above the mouth used for breathing and smelling

nostril
nostrilnoun

each of the pair of external openings of the nose that let air pass through

pupil
pupilnoun

(anatomy) the small black area in the center of the eye surrounded by the iris

retina
retinanoun

(anatomy) the sensory membrane at the back of the eye that transmits light signals to the brain through optic nerves

Roman nose
Roman nosenoun

a large nose with a bridge that curves outward

septum
septumnoun

(anatomy) a separating membrane between two cavities, such as that between the nostrils or heart chambers

tear duct
tear ductnoun

any of the several small canals through which tears pass from the tear gland to the eye or from the eye to the nose

temple
templenoun

the flat parts located on both sides of the forehead