chapter 8 integumentary system (functions (produces vitamin D (with help…
chapter 8 integumentary system
compromised of skin and its accessory components including hair, nails and associated glands
most exposed system
stores fatty tissue for energy supply
produces vitamin D
with help from sun
balances fluid levels
provides sensory input
protection of pathogens
helps to regulate body temp
the outer layer of cells covering an organism, in particular.
the thick layer of living tissue below the epidermis that forms the true skin, containing blood capillaries, nerve endings, sweat glands, hair follicles, and other structures.
which is also known as the hypodermis, is the innermost layer of skin.
made up of fat and connective tissues that house larger blood vessels and nerves
acts as an insulator and regulates body temperature.
cross sections of skin
a mature melanin-forming cell, typically in the skin.
freckles are melanocytes
skin color or diseases
adrenal glands disease
skin, blood, or circulatory disease
life long viral infection
stress can increase temporarily for disease
types of herpes
herpes simplex 2
herpes simplex 1
human papilloma virus
causes warts (verruca)
found on sole of foot
tend to grow inward
can cause pain when walking