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Integumentary System (skin)

The Integumentary System includes the skin, hair and nails and is the human body's largest organ system.
difference between an antibody and an antigen
Dermatology is the study of the structure, function, and diseases of the skin.
skin, like any other organism is a living thing. so of course it gets old over time. over time your skin will start to lose elasticity (the tightness in skin) and then beome loose. Skin also gets worn in some places like on the corner of eyes and smiling lines therfore causing wrinkles. the harder...
go to the doctor!!! or find really good bodypaint
There is a certain amount of melanin (mel-AN-in) in your skin. The more melanin, the darker skin tone. How much melanin you have depends on your genetics. Melanin works as natural sunscreen.
The reproductive system works closely with the endocrine, nervous, and integumentary systems. The circulatory system is also important. The male reproductive system is closely tied with the urinary system as well.
Hair and nails are part of the integumentary system.
Often (about a third) of people with with RA form small nodules on or near joint. rheumatoid nodules are most noticeable under the skin on areas where there are protruding bones or where pressure is put against the bone through the skin like just below the elbow for example. As well as these...
Stratum germinativum (also known as stratum basale or basallayer) is the deepest layer of the epidermis. In this layer,mitosis generates new keratinocytes. . The epidermis is composed of 5 layers. From most superficial tomost deep, those are: 1) stratum corneum 2) stratum lucidum 3) stratum...
yes. what you described is very normal.
Healthy skin is well hydrated and free or impurities. Using amoisturizer as well as drinking plenty of water will help keep skinhealthy.
The skin is considered a sense organ because skin conducts sensorynerve impulses which can made us response either feelingpain,cool,hot and so on Meissners corpuscles sense light touch, Pacinian corpuscles sense deep touch and pain
Dermatocyte is the medical term meaning skin cell.
If you mean 'Alkali (s) , or base, it is the opposite of an acid. And like acids on skin, it can cause and feel like burns - it can actually cause chemical burns. I have had such an experience from hydrochloric acid personally, and it is very painful. So alkalis can cause chemical burns, and cause...
smooth mucles? blood vessels? sensory nerve endings? hair follicles? all of the above?
Nothing. Theoretically you could eat a radioactive substance but that is going to make you really sick. The skin will shed on its own, give it time.
yes it is, its your largest organ in your body
Alrighty the epidermis, the upper or outer layer of the skin, is atough, waterproof, protective layer. The dermis, or inner layer, isthicker than the epidermis and gives the skin its strength andelasticity.
The stratum corneum is the outermost layer of the epidermis, composed of large, flat, polyhedral, plate-like envelopes filled with keratin, which is made up of dead cells that have migrated up from the stratum granulosum. [1] From the Latin for horned layer , this skin layer is composed mainly...
If by waterproof you mean water-repellent, then yes.
There will be no protection to the inner layers And wear and tear will be more.
The integumentarysystem has multiple roles in homeostasis , includingprotection, temperature regulation, sensory reception, biochemicalsynthesis, and absorption. All body systems work in aninterconnected manner to maintain the internal conditionsessential to the function of the body....
your skin is not what keeps you warm its your body temperature
There are very few similarities between Epidermis and Dermis. The only one I can list is that they are both layers of the skin. Hope that helps:) They are both part of the skin, the epidermis is on top and the dermis right below it.
It is what gives your skin color. If you have more melanin in your skin, your skin will be darker, if you have less, your skin will be lighter.
The primary tissues destroyed when the skin is damaged depend onthe extent of the injury. If a person receives a minor scratch,only the epidermis is injured, and the area will not bleed.However, if a person receives a deep cut, the dermis will belacerated. There will be blood and nerves will be...
Our skin has cells called melaninocytes which produce melanin, a pigment, made in response to sunlight. Many people have many cells and they have darker skin. Their families are from areas which have direct sunlight for most days. Others have backgrounds from areas which don't get much sunlight....
The pigment that protects against UV radiation is melanin. It isalso what produces skin color.
People don't shed skin like snakes and lizards do, we lose skin cells a little all the time. When we're asleep some rubs off against the bedclothes, when we're awake some rubs off against our regular clothse.
Dense irregular connective tissue are tissue types found in the dermis. subcutaneous layer The Dermis of the skin is composed of Dense Irregular Connective Tissue. skin tissue
If you would get a cut in the epidermis it wouldn't bleed because the cells in the stratum basale can easily divide and repair the damage...Now if you would get a cut in the dermis it would bleed because it doesn't have the under layer to protect it and repair it..
it gives you a burn and you will be scared for life; they are VERY dangerous and they are not the right thing to use if you are in school; like many people have learnt!
It's just called a sweat gland....another name for them are sebaceous glands
a rash or an irritation
There are two medical terms used to describe this condition: 1. Lipodermatosclerosis caused by long standing venous congestion 2. Elephantiasis causing thickening of skin due to infection with Filaria
Blood vessels that supply the epidermis are found in the reticularregion of the dermis. bla bla bla bla
My understanding of this process is that a snake will shed it's skin when it grows to the point the skin stretches beyond it's limits and is replaced by a new skin that accompanies the new size of the reptile. The frequency of the shedding process is directly linked to the feeding amount done by the...
The dermis as a wholeriticular layer
Skin is primarily a physical barrier that keeps the outside world 'out' (protection) and the inside tissue 'in' (homeostasis). It also serves to control moisture (hydration), temperature, sensation, mechanical damage (healing), excretion and gas exchange. It also serves as a home to most the...
Merocrine Sweat Gland (Merocrine secretion) . Make up majority of bodies sweat glands . Most concentrated in palms and soles . Coiled tubular gland secretes watery fluid . Sweat composed mainly of hypotonic sodium chloride . Released directly onto skin surface . Innervatation . Cholinergic...
Here are some skin diseases; . Acne . Eczema . tinea (fungal) . onychomycosis . tinea versicolor
There are layers of the skin. The epidermis (outer layer), the dermis (the inner layer of the skin. dermatitis is the infection of the dermis.
Petroleum jelly soothes, protects, and heals dry skin or skin repeatedly exposed to cold or to water. However, some people dislike the fact it is greasy. But the greasiness can be contained by 1. applying in small amounts or 2. wearing socks or white gloves. Socks can also be put over hands at night...
When you are underwater, the UV light can only penetrate a short distance. But if you are swimming on the surface, the layer of water between you and the Sun generally isn't enough to protect you.
A human's epidermis is replacing every second, minute, day, and so one. It takes about a month for one's entire epidermis to be replaced.
The skin produces sweat, but this is not really an excretion. The main function of sweat is to help cool the body.. However sweat also contains small amounts of urea, the main waste found in the urine. The concentration of urea in sweat is much less than that in the urine, so this is not a...
um. the outside of ur body. look at your hand, that's skin.
stratum corneum with 20-30 layers
The skin removes body heat, water and other waste materials.
In your skin, you have epithelial cells. In fact, multiple layers and even specialized cells such as keritinized epithelial cells on the surface. You can wiki "epithelium" for more details.
Different amounts of the pigment melanin which when struck by sunlight, according to amount, absorbs dark wavelengths and effects skin color.
The epidermis is superficial to the dermis.
It depends on what you mean by inside. It covers the body, so thelogical answer would be the rest of your body organs. If you meanwhat is inside the dermis itself, since it is considered to be thetrue skin, it has to be strong to protect the body, so it has ahigh percentage of collagen and elastin...
Its main function is protection. Each of the structures that make up the skin has one or morefunctions, which play a vital role in maintaining good health. Oneof the primary purposes of the skin is to provide a flexible,protective shield between us and the outside world. This is madepossible by the...
Of course it does!
The average person has 2 million sweat glands in their skin. i think about 100,000
Nails don't grow step by step, unless you look at the cellular,molecular level. They grow slowly, all the time.
The outermost layer of the epidermis is the stratum corneum. Thecells of the stratum corneum are dead, and this layer provides aprotective layer for the other parts of the epidermis. Stratum corneum is the outer most layer. The outermost layer of the epidermis is the stratum corneum. The inferior...
The digestive system includes the stomach. The stomach is a hollow,muscular organ that is capable of stretching. Food enters thestomach from the esophagus. The body system that the stomachbelongs to is the digestive system.
Ice cold weather. Acid. Fire.
The outermost layer, also known as the epidermis, contains keratin.
Sweat pores are the openings of from which sweat is able to accessthe skin surface.
Skin Issues . When glucose intolerance begins to occur, one of the major organs to get affected is your skin. The inability to process glucose can cause several different issues with your skin. These issues can include: rashes, infections, and fungal growth like athlete's foot. You may also...
Under Google search engine, type in "skin surface area" and you'll find theoretical answers to your questions. The first 2 results give you formulas to calculate skin surface area. Check them out. The 2nd result even included a calculator to calculate human body mass. I hope this pertains to your...
melanin is what controls your skins ability to tan or to sunburn The more melanin, the easier and darker you can tan. Albinos who have an absence of melanin do not tan, but they can sunburn very easily.
It dries the skin and forms deep lines and wrinkles. As time goes on the veins in the skin surface [capillaries] burst leaving unsightly red lines and blotches. Alcoholics usually, not always, smoke incessantly which exacerbates the problem. If the behavior continues the face takes on that pickled...
Skin regeneration depends upon different cases - Normal - In such cases , dead skin cells are replaced every minute by new skin cells which are again replaced by new cells when they die because each skin cells lifetime is not more than a minute . Wounds - wounds take comparatively longer time...
If your skin were to be stung by a wasp, the stinger would be pulled out of the wasp, and into your skin, which has poison in it, which would mean, poison would be injected into your body.
The redness in the skin in a sunburn is caused by the dilation of small blood vessels called capillaries in the skin. When the skin is damaged there is an inflammatory response that occurs, like other injuries to the body. There is a release of histamine to the skin that is the start of the...
Stratum Corneum Stratum Lucidum Stratum Granulsum Stratum Spinosum Stratun Basle
The main two layers of the skin are the Epidermis and the Dermis. But there is also the Hypodermis which is located under the Dermis.
it allows sweat to go out through it's pores, which cools down your body, and it also keeps some heat in to keep you somewhat warm.
no, it excretes sweat which contains a form of salt
An elephant has furry skin.