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The correct word for various parts of the body and body functions.



BODY PART OR FUNCTIONS


Whether you are a
Pub Quiz aficionado, a collector of unusual facts and trivia or just someone who
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Bill TurnbulI
has kindly sent in the following list of terms covering body parts and
functions, for which you may not even have realised there is a word!

 


Auricle

Outside of the ear

Borborygmus

Tummy rumbling

Cerumen

Ear wax

Columella
nasi

Bit that separates the
nostrils

Glabella

Bit that separates the
eyebrows


Heterochromatic

Your eyes would be different
colours

Kerotosas

Warts

Lunula

Half moons on the finger

Nasion

The point where your nose
meets your forehead

Niddick

Nape of the neck


Pandiculating

Yawning

Philtrum

The groove between your nose
and your lips

Purlicue

The space between the thumb
and index finger

Rasceta

The creases on the wrist

Sclera

White part of the eye

Thenar

Fleshy part at the base of the
thumb