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Module 2a - A&P

Introduction to the Human Body

Question Answer
integumentary system the skin , the accessory structures (sweat glands, oil glands, hair, and nails), and
the subcutaneous tissue below the skin
integumentary system most important role; to protect the body from harm or act as a barrier against the external environment
integumentary system functions: keeps harmful substances out of the body and helps retain water and electrolytes
protects the internal structures and organs from injuries due to blows, cuts, harsh chemicals, sunlight, burns, and pathogenic microorganisms
performs an excretory function although minor it is able to excrete water, salt and small amounts of wastes such as urea
acts as a gland by synthesizing vitamin D
performs a sensory role by huosing the sensory receptors for touch, pressure, pain, and temperature
important role in the regulation of body temperature
Created by: janmaire