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Integumentary System

Health body stsyems
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Functions
Prtotect body and regulate temperature
Epidermis
Covers surface, protects deeper tissue
Keratinocytes
Waterproofing
Melanocytes
Protect against UV rays
Dermis
Nourishes epidermis, provides strength, containes exocrine gland
Collagenous tissue
Provide strength
Skin Derivates
Hair, Sebaceous glands, Sweat glands, nails, sensory receptors
Hair
Offeres protection and warmth
Sebaceous Glands
Secrete oily substance that lubricates hair and waterproofs epidermis
Sweat Glands
Produce persperation to cool body
Nails
Protect fiingers and toes
Sensory Receptors
Provides sensations of touch, pressure, temperature, and pain
Subcutaneous
Stores lipids, attaches skin to underlayer(dermis)