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Boca

Mouth
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Opening at the head of the alimentary canal, through which food and drink are taken in, and through which a person speaks and can breathe.
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Brazo

Arm
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The part of the upper limb from the shoulder to the elbow. In common usage, the entire upper limb.
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Cabeza

Head
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The upper or anterior extremity of the animal body, containing the brain and the organs of sight, hearing, taste, and smell.
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Cara

Face
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The front part of the human head.
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Cerebro

Brain
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That part of the central nervous system contained within the cranium.
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Corazón

Heart
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The muscle that pumps blood received from veins into arteries throughout the body.
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Cuello

Neck
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Part of body by which the head is connected to the trunk, it extends from the base of the cranium to the top of the shoulders.
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Dedo

Finger
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Any of the five terminating members of the hand.
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Diente

Tooth
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One of the hard conic structures within the mouth that allow for biting and mastication. The plural form for the noun tooth is teeth.
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Extremidad

Limb
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One of the paired appendages of the body used in locomotion or grasping; in humans, an arm or leg with all its parts. Member, extremity.
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Garganta

Throat
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The anterior portion of the neck, beginning at the back of the mouth, consisting anatomically of the pharynx and larynx.
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Hígado

Liver
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The largest gland of the body, lying beneath the diaphragm in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity, which secretes bile and is active in the formation of certain blood proteins and in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.
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Intestino

Intestine
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The digestive tube passing from the stomach to the anus. It is divided primarily into the small intestine and the large intestine; bowel; gut.
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Lengua

Tongue
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A mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane, occupying the cavity of the mouth. It bears taste buds and assists in mastication, deglutition, and articulation of speech.
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Mama

Breast
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Either of the pair of mammary glands extending from the front of the chest in pubescent and adult females.
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Mano

Hand
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The distal part of the upper limb, comprising the wrist, palm, and fingers.
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Nariz

Nose
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Specialized organ at the entrance of the respiratory system that conducts, warms, humidifies, and cleans the inspired air and houses the olfactory system.
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Oído

Ear
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The organ of hearing and equilibrium.
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Ojo

Eye
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The organ of vision that consists of the eyeball and the optic nerve.
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Pecho

Chest
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The part of the body between the neck and the abdomen, enclosed by the ribs and the sternum.
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Pie

Foot
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The terminal part of the vertebrate leg upon which an individual stands. The plural form for the noun foot is feet.
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Pierna

Leg
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The segment of the inferior limb between the knee and the ankle.
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Pulmón

Lung
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Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.
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Riñón

Kidney
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One of the paired organs that excrete urine, remove nitrogenous wastes of metabolism, reclaim important electrolytes and water, contribute to blood pressure control and erythropoiesis (via erythropoietin production).
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