Finding Your Way around Your Body
When you develop a new health problem in a particular area of your body, it can help to know which structures are beneath your skin. The following diagrams give you some clues.
Areas of the human body
Certain areas of your body have special names, which are worth knowing about, particularly if you want to read up about your symptoms or want to tell your doctor on the phone where your problem is located.
Bones in your body
Humans have over 200 bones in their bodies – but you don’t need to know about every one of them. This diagram shows you where to locate and identify the larger ones.
Human body organs
In some cases, health symptoms may be caused by damaged or diseased underlying organs. This diagram helps you find out where your organs are inside your body.