Functions of The Integumentary System

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Protection

Your skin prevents you from an invasion of pathogens. This function is called ________

Sensory

If you place your hand on a hot stove. What function allows you to remove your hand very quickly?

Regulates Body Temp

Your Bld. vessels dilated to hepl cool you off. This function is called ____________.

Storage

Excess fat from your diet is kept so it can be used as a source of energy. What function is this called ____________.

Absorption

Some medications are given in a "patch" form. What function will your skin perform in order for you to get the effects of the medication?

Excertion

The process of sweating is what function of the skin?

Production

The making of Vitamin D by th skin is what function?

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