5.2.1 Vocabulary Activity 2

Read and listen to these words and their meanings.

A

anus: the opening in a person’s bottom through which solid waste leaves the body
amniotic fluid: the liquid that surrounds a baby inside the mother’s womb

B

bladder: the organ in the body that holds urine

C

cervix: the narrow end at the opening of a woman’s uterus

P

placenta: the temporary organ that feeds the baby inside the woman’s body

R

rectum: the end of the tube in your body that helps digest food

U

umbilical cord: a long, narrow tube that connects an unborn baby to the placenta of its mother
uterus: the organ in women in which babies develop before birth

V

vagina: the part of a woman’s body that connects her outer sex organs to her uterus