Spanish Anatomy – Major Joints

Topic:  Major joints throughout the body

Target Audience:  Healthcare workers

Video Version

First, I’ll walk you through Major Joints in Spanish, in video form. 

(FYI, this video is also available as a podcast.)

Written Version

If you prefer, here’s the written version of major joints of the body in Spanish.

Joint(la) Articulación
Joint (2nd option)(la) Coyuntura
Jaw joint(la) Articulación de la mandíbula
Vertebral column(la) Columna vertebral
Neck(el) Cuello
Cervical spine(la) Columna cervical
Low back(la) Espalda baja / cintura
Lumbar spine(la) columna lumbar / zona lumbar
Shoulder(el) Hombro
Shoulder blade(la) Escápula / (el) omóplato
Collar bone  joint(la) Articulación de la clavícula
Elbow(el) Codo
Wrist(la) Muñeca
Finger joints(las) Articulaciones de los dedos
Hip(la) Cadera
Pelvic joint(la) Articulación de la pelvis
Knee(la) Rodilla
Ankle(el) Tobillo
Toe joints(las) Articulaciones de los dedos del pie

Wrapping Up

Thanks for checking out my Spanish – Major Joints vocab list.

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