Basic Body Parts Dream Interpretation

Did you dream about different body parts? Specific body parts are significant depending on their locations. Inside your dream, body parts represents your dream ego and your conscious identity. In many ancient cultures, the body was even seen as a metaphor for the spiritual world.  In some cases, your dream may foretell of health problems and concerns of that particular body part. Discover the common interpretations of all body parts here now.

This is a generic page with simple definitions of each of the common body parts. To learn about the your specific body parts inside the dreams, click on the links to continue your dream exploration.

To see your abdomen in a dream refers to your natural instincts and repressed emotions.

To dream about your ankles indicates that you are seeking support and direction in your life.

To see your anus in your dream signifies negative emotions that you may be holding in and repressing. It represents feelings of guilt, shame, and self-worth.

To see your arms as the emphasis in your dream indicates your nurturing side and your ability to reach out and care for people. Alternatively, it may represent the struggles and challenges in your life, especially work related.

To see/notice your or someone else’s armpit in your dream represents your social connections and your relationships to others.

Your back represents your attitudes, strengths, burdens and stance in the world.

To dream that you are bleeding or losing blood, signifies that you are suffering from exhaustion or that you are feeling emotionally drained.

To dream about your own body signifies your level of self-worth and self-esteem.

To see bones in your dream suggests the discovery of your personal, family, or cultural secrets.

Bone Marrow
Bone marrow in the dream represents hidden treasure and strength that can produce your passions and energy

To dream of your brain, suggests that you are under severe intellectual stress.

To see breasts in your dream symbolizes primal nourishment and your need to be nursed and care for.

To see your buttocks in your dream represent your instincts and urges.

To see your calves in your dream symbolize movement and your ability to jump from situation to situation.

To see your cheeks in your dream symbolizes commitment, intimacy, and closeness.

To see your chest in your dream signifies confidence, conquest and vitality.

To see ears in your dreams, suggest that you need to be more responsive or receptive to guidance and assistance from others.

To see your own elbow in your dream indicates that you need to make a space for yourself.

To see yours or someone else’s entrails, represents despair and hopelessness.

To see your own eyes in your dream represents enlightenment, knowledge, comprehension, understanding, and intellectual awareness.

To notice eyebrows in your dream represent expressions of amazement, disbelief, surprise, or doubt.

To dream that you eyelashes are growing, signifies that good health and fortunes will be with you.

To see your own face in your dream represents the persona you show to the world as oppose to the real you.

To see your own feet in your dream symbolizes your foundation, stability and sense of understanding.

To see your fingers in you dream symbolize physical and mental dexterity.

To notice your fingernails in your dream indicate that your defenses are up.


To see a smooth forehead in your dream indicates that you are fair and show good judgment. It is also indicative of your intellectual capacities.

Gall Bladder
To dream of your gall bladder suggests that you need to rid yourself of negative energy. You need to let go of your guilt or bitterness in order to grow.

To dream of your genitals represents your feelings toward sex/sexuality and your attitudes toward masculinity/femininity.

To dream of your hands represent your relationships with those around you and how you connect with the world.

To see a head in your dream signifies wisdom, intellect, understanding and rationality.

To see your heart in your dream signifies truth, courage, love, and romance.

To see intestines in your dream, signify compassion.

To see the jaws of an animal in your dream indicate a misunderstanding.

To dream of your kidneys represents a need for cleansing.

To dream of your knees symbolize a level of support you may be receiving.

To see your legs in your dream indicate that you have regained confidence to stand up and take control again.

To see lips in your dream, signify sensuality, sex, love, and romance, especially if they were pursed.

To see yours or someone else’s liver in your dream suggests the possibility of a physical disorder.

To see lungs in your dream symbolize insight, creativity, and inspiration.

To see a mouth in your dream signifies your need to express yourself or talk about an issue that’s bothering you.

To see muscles in your dream symbolizes power and strength.

To see your navel in your dream represents your being and self.

To see your neck in your dream signifies the relationship between the mind/mental and the body/physical.

To see nipples in your dream, relate to some infantile need. You are regressing into a state of dependency.

To see your own nose in your dream signifies a conscious effort to achieve whatever endeavor you chose to undertake.

To see your pelvis in your dream represents sexual issues and you sense of masculinity and femininity.

To see a penis in your dream signifies sexual energy, power and fertility.

To see your ribs in your dream suggest that you are shielding yourself from heartbreak. In the biblical sense, the rib is symbolic of your spouse. TOP

To see your shoulders in your dream symbolize strength, responsibility and burdens.

To see a skeleton in your dream represents something that is not fully developed.

To dream of your skin, represents protection or shield of your inner self.

To see a skull in your dream symbolizes danger and death.

To see your own stomach in your dream refers to the beginning of new changes in your life.

To dream that you have rotten or decaying teeth forewarns that your health and/or business is in jeopardy.

To see testicles in your dream symbolize raw energy, power, fertility or sexual drive.

To see your thigh in your dream symbolizes stamina and endurance.

To see your throat in your dream symbolizes the ability to express yourself and communicate your thoughts/ideas.

To see your toes in your dream represent the way you move and walk through life, either with grace and poise, or the lack of.

To see your own tongue in your dream represents the things you say and express.

To see your vagina in your dream suggests issues with your femininity and you sexual needs/urges.

To see your vein in your dream signifies that you are shielded from slander.

To dream that you are still in the womb suggests that you are regressing into a period of time when you were safe and completely dependent.

To notice your wrist in your dream represents your ability to combine fun and excitement with productivity at the same time.

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