The Human Body Answer Key

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1 Clue:   the part of the human body extending from the base of the neck to either upper arm.
Word:   shoulder The correct word is: _________________
2 Clue:   the upper front section of the human body between the neck and the abdomen.
Word:   chest The correct word is: _________________
3 Clue:   the structure at the front of the face in people and certain animals that contains nostrils, organs of smell, and a passageway for breathing.
Word:   nose The correct word is: _________________
4 Clue:   the joint between the upper and lower portions of the human leg.
Word:   knee The correct word is: _________________
5 Clue:   in vertebrate animals, the lower part of the leg below the ankle joint, on which the body stands and moves.
Word:   foot The correct word is: _________________
6 Clue:   the organ of sight and the area close around it, including the lids, lashes, and brow.
Word:   eye The correct word is: _________________
7 Clue:   the portion of the vertebrate central nervous system that is enclosed within the cranium, continuous with the spinal cord, and composed of gray matter and white matter.
Word:   brain The correct word is: _________________
8 Clue:   the chambered muscular organ in vertebrates that pumps blood received from the veins into the arteries, thereby maintaining the flow of blood through the entire circulatory system.
Word:   heart The correct word is: _________________
9 Clue:   a bone of the leg situated between the pelvis and knee in humans. It is the largest and strongest bone in the body.
Word:   femur The correct word is: _________________
10 Clue:   the fleshy, movable, muscular organ, attached in most vertebrates to the floor of the mouth, that is the principal organ of taste, an aid in chewing and swallowing, and, in humans, an important organ of speech.
Word:   tongue The correct word is: _________________