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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.
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.
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 basal  layer) is the deepest layer of the epidermis. In this layer,  mitosis generates new keratinocytes.  The epidermis is composed of 5 layers. From most superficial to  most deep, those are:   1) stratum corneum   2) stratum lucidum ...
yes. what you described is very normal.
The skin is considered a sense organ because skin conducts sensory  nerve impulses which can made us response either feeling  pain,cool,hot and so onMeissners 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 a...
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
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 of dead...
There will be no protection to the inner layers And wear and tear will be more.
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.
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.
the subcutaneous layer..or the fatty tissue layer underneath the dermis
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
the major part of its makeup is adipose, which serves as an effective shock absorber
Blood vessels that supply the epidermis are found in the reticular  region 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...
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 solesCoiled tubular gland secretes watery fluid Sweat composed mainly of hypotonic sodium chlorideReleased directly onto skin surfaceInnervatation Cholinergic fibers of sympathetic...
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.
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
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.
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 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 outermost layer, also known as the epidermis, contains keratin.
  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...
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 since...
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 CorneumStratum LucidumStratum GranulsumStratum SpinosumStratun 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.
If you want best skin care product from your skin grow , Defense  Soap Bar natural ingredients for the use of preventing skin        
Yes. Sea otters shed their fur and it gets replaced by new fur throughout the year. It is similar to how humans shed their old/dry skin and gets replaced by new skin. While in other animals it is known as molting.
The dermis is the layer of skin that contains only living cells. The epidermis contains both living and dead cells.
I guess it just stays there.. You always need to remove it because it may get infected.No. The body will reject the splinter by forming a fistulous sack around it, and eventually it will come to the skin surface. Then it will be easily removed or come out by its self.
the major part of its makeup is adipose, which serves as an effective shock absorber
== to protect from infection ==
The excretory system removes unwanted particles in the body.
Squamous epithelial tissue makes up the surface of the skin.
The skin on your elbows is more flexible and help you flex your arm, and your fingertips are thicker and help you not get hurt that eaily!
  A needle would pierce the skin from the outside inward:  A layer of flat cells called as Stratum corneum, then a layer of almost transparent cells called  Stratum Lucidium, then a layer of cells which look granular and  is called the Stratum granulosum, next is a layer of cells...
No, unicellular is defined as "one cell" so the organism is only made of one cell.
Yes, they do, I had one today. I could only tell because, when I moved the skin just right, I could see something black in the ultra tiny hole. The area around the hole also looked dark (maybe the tick or blood) and was sore. A tick will go in only as far as its mouth-parts are long. That is, it...
Gangrene due to lack of oxygen or frosbite. You can get frosbite by loosing warmth in your hand.
Healing is a process that starts with inflammation, then real healing is resolution, regeneration, fibrosis, and remodeling.
Skin is connected to the body by a layer of connective tissue called fascia.
YES, if the HPV virus is on the balls for example a condom wont protect you
C6H5O6 mainly. It is a protein that is chemically quite similar to honey, and there have actually been several experiments attempting to turn sweat into honey. It is possible, but it is too expensive to be worth it.
Answer . This is in regard to sunburns might br helpful..... the paraffin imitates the natural oils, creating a seal stopping water leaving the body and reduces pain by protecting sensitised nerves. both of these factors improve healing - good stuff stays in, bad stays out - that is one job of...
many receptors are found in the skin, and multiple receptors are  used in the identification of touch. You might be referring to :  Baroreceptors: Pressure sensitive Chemoreceptors: respond to  chemical stimuli Thermoreceptors: respond to temperature, either  heat, cold or both
they both have layers and cells