Practice Words: Organs of the Human Body


breast
noun
produces mother's milk to feed a baby
heart
noun
the organ of the body which pumps blood around; also, the most important part of a person or thing; the deepest and truest expression of a person's being ("He loves his wife with all his heart.")
intestines
noun
tubes through which food passes after it is broken down in the stomach; part of the intestines also remove solid wastes from the body
kidney
noun
cleans liquid wastes from the body
liver
noun
makes some proteins and enzymes; removes poisons from the blood
lung
noun
takes in and expels air from the body
prostate
noun
a part of the male reproductive system
stomach
noun
breaks down food for the body to use
uterus
noun
a part of the female reproductive system where a foetus develops