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Integumentary System

The integumentary system regulates ?????? Temperature
The upper layer of skin Epidermis
The mid-layer of skin Dermis
The lowest level of skin Fat layer
The function of hair Provides warmth
The function of nails Gives structure to ends of fingers
The function of nerves in the skin Sends and receives messages to the brain
Another word for 'sensation' Feeling
The skin is protection from ??? Outside foreign objects, germs, etc.
What is needed for Vitamin D to be produced in skin? Sun
Integumentary system works with these 2 other systems Excretory and nervous
What is the function of sweating? Cools the body through evaporation
Stimulus: gold outside. What is possible response? Goosebumps form/hair stands up to hold heat in
Function of glands in skin Release oils for moisture and protection
Over what age are people more susceptible to skin cancers? Age 40
What is melanin? Pigment that creates the skin color we have.
Who is most likely to get skin cancer? Pale skinned, blue eyed people
Created by: nmerson



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