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Integumentary System (skin)

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The Integumentary System includes the skin, hair and nails and is the human body's largest organ system.
The only time I've ever heard of this happening was when someone ate LOTS of carrots - I think it was some screwy diet. the beta carotene in the carrots turned their skin orangish. I would imagine you'd have to eat an awful lot of carrots for that to occur. There may be other foods that will do thi…
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An organ is defined as a collection of different tissues performing the same function. The skin includes epithelial, nerve, and vascular tissue, as well as connective tissue. Hence, skin is an organ as it is made up of tissue."it is an organ, because it can die and needs air."That is actually not th…
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It is a histamine release. Most people have histamines that help fight off infections. Some people release more histamine than necessary and it can cause itching and rashes. Whilst there is that rare case that 1 in out of every 1000 people have what they call an Atypical Antibody in their red blood …
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Answer That term means beneath the skin and refers to the connective tissues and adipose tissues that are between the skin and above the muscles. Other terms that mean the same thing are hypodermis and superficial fascia.
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Talc is closely related to the potent carcinogen asbestos. Talc particles have been shown to cause tumors in the ovaries and lungs of cancer victims. For the last 30 years, scientists have closely scrutinized talc particles and found dangerous similarities to asbestos. Responding to this evidence i…
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The skin will wrinkle because your skin is made up of two layers. The outer layer is called the epidermis and the lower level is the dermis. The outer layer (epidermis) produces an oily substance called sebum. You can see this substance when you touch a window or mirror and your "oily" fingerprint i…
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In zootomy and dermatology, skin is an organ of the integumentary system made up of a layer of tissues that guard underlying muscles and organs. As the interface with the surroundings, it plays the most important role in protecting against pathogens. Its other main functions are insulation and tempe…
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New Answer Headline yes, it will be sore/red/itchy for the first week. if it continues after a week or if you see any pus, call your piercer. it could be infected. Sore Belly Piercing It could be a sign of infection Answer Yes, this is very normal. Make sure you are checking it for excess…
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Answer It all depends on how you are asking this question. It tradition, there are five: red, brown, white, yellow, and black. But in reality, there are as many skin colors as there are people.
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The purpose of the fatty layer is to insulate and protect your body.
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AS your body ages, biological changes, both physical and chemical, can cause pigmentation changes. (Gain\Lose freckles, moles, liver spots, etc.) Those same changes can cause hair to lose pigmentation and alter pigmentation. An example is someone with light red hair when born and grows progressive…
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Microflora The microflora on a human body refers to the bacteria that live on your body. Much as jungles are the habitat for all sorts of animals and plants, humans are the habitat for all sorts of bacteria - most of which are harmless and even beneficial. Bacteria reside on several parts…
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Circulatory and Nervous systems
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"Pig" DNA is most similar to Human DNA..No one knows WHY? Pig skin is similar to human skin in terms of color, hair follicles, and subcutaneous fat. That's all I know... and pig skin is thin human skin is thicker so pig skin isn't that much like human skin
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Answer: Our skin is a complex engineered covering. The skin has a slightly acidic coating of oil at the surface. This coating protects the skin against some bacteria. Below the surface is a complex of sweat and oil glands, hair follicles, blood vessels, nerves, and muscle tissue. These are held …
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Here are some skin diseases; AcneEczematinea (fungal)onychomycosistinea versicolor
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Its main function is protection. Each of the structures that make up the skin has one or more functions, which play a vital role in maintaining good health. One of the primary purposes of the skin is to provide a flexible, protective shield between us and the outside world. This is made possible by…
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Your skin sheds every 28-45 days, rejuvenating the epidermis and allowing the next generation of skin cells to come forward. The dead skin needs to slough off to allow the new cells to the top. We shed about 40 lbs of skin in a lifetime!
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Too much exposure to the sun without protection can give you skin cancer (melanoma).
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Why does my skin hurt for no reason? For a couple of days the skin running about 8" down my side from my armpit is tender to the touch. There is no apparent reason for the tenderness and it only hurts when you touch it or your clothes or you arm rub against it. Answer It could be a damage ner…
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Yes.
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No, since the first homosapians evolved in central Africa, its' most likely peoples skin pigment was closer to black,or brown. As people migrated throughout the eastern hemisphere, people's skin color evolvution was determined over thousands and thousands of years, by the climates they habitated in
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It blocks harmful UV rays and thus prevents skin cancer . The higher the factor number,the higher the protection.
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Skin is a soft, smooth protective covering on your body. It grows hair, and can also be scratched and scared. There are also prints on your skin. Police and other people can detect who you are depending on your prints. Skin is very important because with out skin, you pretty much wouldn't be able to…
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Due to coldnees, or being frightened. May occur a lot to some people but others may hardly get them
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Answer The skin of humans has two basic types of glands, sweat glands (sudoriferous) and oil glands (sebacious). The sweat glands come in two varieties, the eccrine glands produce sweat all over our bodies, but the apocrine glands only become active during puberty and give us body odor. These …
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if you dont hav pore...worring.....millions
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There are two different names for the subcutaneous layer: Hypodermis and Superficial fascia
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Skin cancer doesn't arise from the stratum corneum because that layer of the epidermis is composed mainly of dead cells that do not have a blood supply for cancer cells to use. Foremost the Stratum Corneum is the top layer of the Epidermis, a cutaneous membrane. It is to be noted that the Stratum C…
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Sebaceous glands make oily lubricants for the skin and the hair of hunams and animals. they are located in the hair follicles of the skin but do also occure in hairless areas except the palms of your hands and the soles of your feet. Skin glands that secrete sebum
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No,but i know a kid that was born with no top lip and he got a new one.but he's got a bubble on it forever that looks like a coldsore.
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Absolutely not ... once your systems are stopped, there is no metabolism, no blood flow, no hormone production etc ... you are gone. Everything stops. The only reason it was previously thought that they did continue growing was the effect of your skin receding and pulling back, revealing more of th…
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It is more like 500 million to 1 billion skin cells/day.
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Answer skin protects your body in many ways.first, your skin prevents most bacteria, or germs, from entering your body.bacteria are tiny structures that can cause disease.Skin keeps the outside out and the inside in. It fights and protects from infections, bacteria, germs & viruses. helps mod…
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at about 130 degrees F Skin ignites at 480 degrees F
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Also known as the subcutaneous layer or the sub-dermis. It is called Submucosa.
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all parts of the body that is visible including the nails and the hair.
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Melanin is the brown pigment that is secreted by melanocytes, a type of cell in your skin. The type, combination of types, and amount of melanin determine your skin color, both naturally and with sun exposure. Freckles and moles are caused by high localized concentrations of melanin, for example. P…
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Skin thickness is variable. In humans the thinnest skin is 0.5 mm thick near the eyes and on the hands and feet may get to 4 mm thick.
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The acidic pH of skin is created by the sebum made by sebaceous glands. It functions to prevent bacteria from affecting the skin or infecting the body.
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About one centimeter. [:Human skin is about 2mm thick.
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Well let me think. Years ago when man discovered women they had no clothes. But if you read good enough it doesnt make sences cause a bit of the old book it came out of it had a bit of that page ripped out so its probley women who discovered man. so women make the project P.O.R.N. so man wanted to m…
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Skin cells last 2 - 4 weeks depending on how fast/often you shed skin cells.28 days. 2days
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Freckles form from exposure to the sun, and you might have inherited the gene from your parents.
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Answer The 16 cartridge is considered the high capacity cartridge and the 17 gives you less ink
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perform different functions
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all it does is reduce moisture on the skin surface to reduce rubbing and friction witch may cause skin irritations and helps reduce the risk of infections caused by bacteria and my cat puked on the carpet
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It means to sweat.
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The epidermis is a supuficial thin layer and is divided into three layers, The Malphigian layer, The Granular Layer and The Cornified Layer.4-5 layers of stratified squamous epithelial cells with lipid layer to preserve moisture. Thin skin is made of 4 layers the stratum germanitivum, the stratum sp…
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To prevent spots you should: Wash face with soap and water two times a day.Aim to and shower/bath every day either in the morning or night.If you wear makeup throughout the day ensure you wash your face thoroughly at night before going to bed. Either buy removal makeup wipes or just simply wash with…
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There are many types of cells.To make a long story short theres animal cells (which in case you didnt know humans are in the animal kingdom so animal cells are our cells us human beings!) and plant cells.In your body when one cell can split into another cell so then there will be two cells. one is t…
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There are two layers of skin, the epidermis and the dermis. The epidermis has five layers; straum germinativum, stratum spinosum, stratum granulosum, straum lucidum, and stratum corneum.we have 67
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It is neither good nor bad. Your urine is sterile when it is voided from your bladder (provided you are not suffering from an infection). The saline nature of urine can be an irritant to skin if left in contact for an extended period of time. And, as I understand it, there are some people who believ…
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Fibers in the dermis are produced by fibroblasts.
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In the epidermis (the top layer of the skin), there are 5 layers. The bottom layer (The Germinating Layer) has cells that continuously divide by a process know as mitosis. The cells are forced upwards into the next layer (the Prickle Cell Layer), where cells are also constantly dividing. By the time…
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Answer The Stratum Lucidum
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Sweat or perspiration cools down the body through evaporative cooling. As the liquid evaporates, energy is absorbed from the skin.
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Skin is one of the largest organs of the body. It is recognized as an organ because it consists of several types of tissues that function together. Skin has many jobs. It filters out good bacteria from bad bacteria and produces hair.
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you take a knife and cut your skin off
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You are either born with them, or you have a skin condition but having a few extra freckles appear around the age of puberty is perfectly normal. If you notice a freckle or a mole anywhere on your body that seems suspicious to you, contact a doctor immediately.Well, you get freckles by the sun. Frec…
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Yes they grow faster in the winter:)
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The integumentary system covers and protects the muscular system. If we didn't have this protection, the muscles would be damaged be the external environment to the point of not being able to function properly. The muscular system works to move the skin to help with certain functions, such as the el…
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The main reason is that skin is alive and hair is dead. Melanin is the dark brown pigment produced by your skin to absorb some of the UV radiation from the sun.The melanin in your hair is destroyed by sun and your hair will not produce more melanin to respond to that since it is dead. Your hair will…
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Almost all animals have a tube-type digestive system in which food enters the mouth, passes through a long tube, and exits as feces (poop) through the anus. The smooth muscle in the walls of the tube-shaped digestive organs rhythmically and efficiently moves the food through the system, where it is …
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Answer Skin lightening does not rely on products alone, although choice of good skin lighteners is a major factor. Use of sunscreen, your favorite moisturizers and vitamin C contribute to the maintenance of a fair, rosy whiter skin.
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Pathogens from everywhere
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The dermis is the middle layer of your skin. It holds most of the glands and nerve endings. For example, your sweat gland and your oil glands are located on this level. You feel hot, cold, touch and several others through your dermis. It consists of bundles of tough fibers that gives your skin its e…
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Corneum is the most superficial layer of the epidermis. The basale layer is the deepest layer of the epidermis The cells of the basale are cube shaped and alive. The cells of the corneum are dead and filled with keratin, the same as found in nails and hair.The cells of the stratum corneum are sqam…
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1. protection2. water balance3. temperature regulation4. excretion5. shock (impact) absorption
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Skin bleaching is mainly another term for skin whitening. Your skin cells have enzymes that make a substance called melanin. Dry skin is a common thing that contributes to an uneven skin tone. I think you should take advice from the doctor. Most of the products are safe, but some, like hydroquinone,…
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The integumenatry system is the organ system that contains the skin, hair, nails, sweat glands, and oil glands, as well as the skin appendages (including hair, scales, feathers, hoofs, and nails).. Skin is the largest organ in the body. The integumentary system has a variety of functions; it may ser…
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Yes. However the anatomy of the epidermis of a plant is not the same as fauna skin, they do serve much the same purposes.
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Skin color is determined by the amount of melanin you have. People with more melanin are darker and those with less are whiter. As humans evolved in Africa it is thought that we were all originally dark skinned because dark skin helps to protect against the sun and skin cancer. As humans spread to o…
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Each human cell has 23 pairs of chromosomes or 46 chromosomes.
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I screwed up-- the first person had it right. Here's their answer: "A protein is composed of several amino acids chained together - so no melanin is not a protein. Melanin is formed from the amino acid Tyrosine and is NOT a chain of amino acids thus it is not a protein nor is it a amino acid."
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Hair is to protect our bodies from the elements, helps regulate heat and is a sensory item this is why each hair follicle has nerve endings attached. Its also there to look pretty! Pubic hair is also there to stop skin from rubbing.
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you make a scrub that is made of 1.lemon juice 2.orange zest 3.lemon zest 4.sugar 5.baking soda Directions Put ingredients in a blender so they can be fully mixed for 40sec. to 1min. When fully bended, then wash desired place. After washed,wipe with a towel softly.Then, you place mixture on y…
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There are actually 2 types of freckles, Ephiledes and Lentigines. Ephilides is a genetic trait*, found in people with fair skin and red hair. Lentigines are formed after long years of exposure to the sun. Anybody who doesnt have freckles and are under the age of 19 either a) Doesn't go outside much …
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Most are a result of minor developmental anomalies whilst in the womb causing either malformation of blood vessels or an unusually high concentration of melanocytes in an area of the skin. Some birthmarks may be the result of trauma during birth itself as the baby travels down the birth canal - it's…
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Black peoples' skin is Black because of high levels of melanin content.
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The epidermis is the outermost layer of the skin, it acts as the body's major barrier against the environment. It is the thinnest on the eyelids at and the thickest on the palms.
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Logically, the extremities of the body, such as the toes and your feet, would be the coldest. This can be deduced from the fact that blood plays a role in heat transport in the body. This does, however depend on the individual, I suspect, as it would be determined by her/his 'sweatiness' so the diff…
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Bacillus Subtilis is a common rod shaped bacteria which is found in abundance in air, water, soil and decomposing plants. It can temporarily inhabit human skin and gastrointestinal tract of humans upon human contact with surface or medium that is being colonized by the said bacteria.
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take baths wash hair lotion upbrush teethwash facedont be ashiedont smokedont look like nasty womenbe cleanbe good thats all i will be putting more stuff up so dont worrie thx
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The integumentary system works as a mean of protection of the tissues and organs below it.
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Generally, collagen type of skin is type I collagen
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there are 46 chromosomes in a human skin cell.
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The underlying cause would be increased blood flow; however, there are several reasons why this could have occurred.One is trauma - a scrape, scratch or bruise to the skin or underlying muscle would cause the skin to turn red. This would be more visible if the overlying hair had also been removed.An…
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Mechanical (bumps and cuts), chemical(from acids and bases), thermal, uv radiation, and bacteria
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in order to do these things, the integumentary system works with all the other systems of your body, each of which has a role to play in maintain the internal conditions that a human body needs to function properly works with the digestive system to encourage the uptake of calcium from our diet circ…
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another word for for elbow skin is wenis with a "w"
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Sebum is an oily substance that is naturally secreted from the sebacious glands in your hair and skin that keeps your skin and hair moisturized.
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imbalances such as cold sore, athletes foot,
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Sensory receptors in the dermis include: free nerve endings, pacinian corpuscles, and hair follicle receptors The mechanoreceptors of the skin are the meissner's corpuscles (which respond to light touch), the pacinian corpuscles (deeper in the dermis and respond to pressure), and the merkel's disks…
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Wrong-polar right-nonpolarOther words thatoutbackers use for hot and cold
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Measurements and research from various sources tell us that-1mA is the sensibility threshold.-5mA to 10mA hurts.-40mA causes heart disturbance.-60mA to 100mA is lethal.These are reactions of a healthy human body. Much lower currents could be lethal for persons with heart malfunctions, pacemakers or …
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ANSWER: The epidermis.
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