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Here are some expressions commonly used in discussing the body - the trunk or torso matters.

Listen to back - the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
Listen to chest - the part of the human body between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates, thorax
Listen to stomach - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
Listen to waist - the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips

Now we put new vocabulary into context, so you can see how you might use these terms yourself. The expressions are in boldface in the text.

Listen to Chest pain can be frightening, but it doesn´t always indicate a heart attack.
Listen to You can minimize problems with back pain with exercises that make the muscles in your back, stomach and hips strong and flexible.
Listen to Nancy has got an upset stomach.
Listen to The size of your waist in relation to the size of your hips can help determine your risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and other conditions.


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