Spanish Phrases: Parts of the body in Spanish

This page gives the Spanish words for principal parts of the body. The vocabulary is organised into various sections of the body.

General areas and systems of the body

Here are some Spanish words for parts that either span the whole body, or which name a general area of the body that we'll expand on below:

la cabeza-the head
la cara-the face
la espalda-the back
los huesos-the bones
los músculos-the muscles
la piel-the skin
la sangre-the blood
el tronco-the torso, body
las venas-the veins
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The face and neck

Here are words for various parts of the face and neck in Spanish:

la boca-the mouth
el cabello-the hair
los cachetes-the cheeks
el cuello-the neck
los dientes-the teeth
la frente-the forehead
los labios-the lips
la lengua-the tongue
las mejillas-the cheeks
el mentón-the chin
la nariz-the nose
la nuca-the back of the neck, nape of the neck
los ojos-the eyes
las orejas-the ears
el pelo-the hair
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The upper body

Here are Spanish words for various parts of the body between the neck and the waist:

el abdomen-the abdomen
los antebrazos-the forearms
los brazos-the arms
la cintura-the waist
los codos-the elbows
los hombros-the shoulders
el ombligo-the navel, belly button
el pecho-the chest
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The hands

los dedos-the fingers
las manos-the hands
las muñecas-the wrists
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The lower body

And now, Spanish words for parts of the body below the waist:

los muslos-the thighs
las nalgas-the buttocks
las pantorrillas-the calves (Spain)
el pene-the penis
las piernas-the legs
los pies-the feet
las rodillas-the knees
los talones-the heels
la vagina-the vagina
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Internal organs

And finally, some Spanish words for the gory bits you know are there but (hopefully) can't see...

el apéndice-the appendix
el cerebro-the brain
el colon-the colon
la columna vertebral-the spinal column
el esófago-the (o)esophagus
las glándulas-the glands
el hígado-the liver
el estómago-the stomach
los intestinos-the bowels, intestines
el intestino delgado-the small intestine
el intestino grueso-the large intestine
la matriz-the womb
los ovarios-the ovaries
el páncreas-the pancreas
los riñones-the kidneys
el útero-the womb, uterus
la vejiga-the bladder
la vesícula biliar-the gallbladder
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