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What Is The Integumentary System


Posted by Cle0.o

The function is for water, oxygen, and carbon dioxide to pass through it, enabling the frog to either breathe or keep it's skin moist and keep the insides in.

The integumentary system consists of the skin, hair, nails, glands, and nerves. Its main function is to act as a barrier to protect the body from the outside world. It also functions to retain body fluids, protect against disease, eliminate waste products, and regulate body temperature. 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 maintaining the internal conditions that a human body needs to function properly.

The integumentary system, formed by the skin, hair, nails, and associated glands, enwraps the body. It is the most visible organ system and one of the most complex. Diverse in both form and function—from delicate eyelashes to the thick skin of the soles—the integumentary system protects the body from the outside world and its many harmful substances. It utilizes the Sun's rays while at the same time shielding the body from their damaging effects. In addition, the system helps to regulate body temperature, serves as a minor excretory organ, and makes the inner body aware of its outer environment through sensory receptors.The skin is he integumenatry system. Skin is the largest organ in the body. It protects the underlying strctures, and regulates temperature.

your hair, nails, sweat and oil glands are included in the integumentary system.

 

 
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