Word list: Hands and Feet

Hands and Feet

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Body - Hands and Feet

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.

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arch
archnoun

the curved part on the bottom of someone's foot

ball
ballnoun

the protuberant part of someone's hand, foot or thumb that is roundish

big toe
big toenoun

the largest and innermost toe on someone's foot

cuticle
cuticlenoun

a layer of dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail

finger
fingernoun

each of the four long thin parts of the hand, not including the thumb

fingernail
fingernailnoun

the thin hard part which protects a finger

fingertip
fingertipnoun

the end of someone's finger

first finger
first fingernoun

the finger that is next to the thumb; the second digit of the human hand

fist
fistnoun

someone's hand with the fingers tightly closed into the palm

forefinger
forefingernoun

the finger that is next to the thumb; the second digit of the human hand

heel
heelnoun

the back part of the foot, below the ankle

index finger
index fingernoun

the finger that is next to the thumb; the second digit of the human hand

instep
instepnoun

the raised top part of the foot between the ankle and toes

knuckle
knucklenoun

a rounded joint where the fingers can bend or are joined to the hand

little finger
little fingernoun

the smallest finger of the hand; the fifth digit of the hand

middle finger
middle fingernoun

the longest finger of the hand; the third digit of the human hand

nail
nailnoun

the hard, thin layer on the upper surface of the tip of the finger and toe

nail bed
nail bednoun

a layer of cells upon which the fingernail or toenail lies

palm
palmnoun

the inner surface of the hand between the wrist and fingers

pinky
pinkynoun

the smallest finger of the hand; the fifth digit of the hand

ring finger
ring fingernoun

the finger next to the little finger, especially on the left hand; the fourth digit of the human hand

shank
shanknoun

the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

sole
solenoun

the flat bottom surface of the foot

thumb
thumbnoun

the thick shortest finger at the side of a hand

toe
toenoun

each of the five parts sticking out from the foot

toenail
toenailnoun

the nail which covers and protects a toe