Med Vocab


Healthy living

healthy living; healthy lifestyle; to be in good health; to feel well;

balanced diet; nutritious food; to have regular meals; to eat plenty of fruit and vegetables;

proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals;

to be overweight; to go on a diet; to stay slim;

physical fitness; regular exercise; sports;

to do morning exercises; to exercise regularly; to play sports; to go in for sports;

to feel well; to be in good health; to be physically fit; to be in good shape;

healthy environment; clean water; fresh air; to quit smoking; to give up smoking;

to sleep well; to have a good sleep; to have / to get a good night's sleep; to have eight hours of sleep;

coping with stress; to cope with stress;

regular medical checkups; preventing injuries and diseases.

Human body

body and soul; flesh and blood; skin and bones.


head, skull, brain, face, ears, hair;

face, forehead, temples, eyebrows, eyes, cheeks, nose, mouth, lips, chin;

eye, eyelid, eyelashes, eye socket (eye orbit), eyeball, pupil, iris, retina, lens, optic nerve;

nose, bridge of the nose, nostrils, sinuses;

mouth, jaws, teeth, gums, tongue, tip of the tongue, hard palate, soft palate, uvula;

tooth, teeth; front teeth, back teeth, upper teeth, lower teeth; molar, premolar, incisor, canine tooth, wisdom tooth, milk tooth;

ear, earlobe, middle ear, eardrum.


body, neck, chest, stomach, back, buttocks, arms, hands, legs, feet;

skeleton, bone, bone marrow, spine, collarbone, breastbone, rib, pelvis;

spine / backbone / spinal column / vertebral column; vertebra, vertebrae; coccyx;

joint, tendon, ligament, muscle;

neck, Adam's apple, nape of the neck, throat, pharynx, larynx, vocal cords;

torso, trunk, chest, breast, nipple, diaphragm, abdomen, navel.


upper limbs, arm, shoulder, armpit, elbow, forearm, wrist, hand;

hand, palm, fingers, thumb, index finger, middle finger, ring finger, little finger, fingernail;

lower limbs, leg, hip, thigh, knee, kneecap, calf, shin, ankle, foot;

foot, feet, sole, heel, toes, big toe, little toe, toenail.

Internal organs

circulatory system, respiratory system, digestive system, nervous system, urinary tract;

heart, lung, trachea, bronchi, esophagus, stomach, gall bladder (gallbladder), liver, small intestine, large intestine, kidney, bladder, spleen;