The Human Body Corporation: Skin
By: Julia Jeffrey, Molly Glueck and Katie Kuhlman
Facts about the skin
Facts about the integumentary system
Diagram of Skin
This picture shows the components of the integumentary system in detail.
Appearance of Skin
Skin is a thin, neutral colored, protective outer layer that covers the entire human body.
Sweating helps to cool down the body.
The function of the skin is to keep out foreign invaders and lock in moisture. Meaning, it keeps good things in and bad things out.
The Integumentary system is partners with the Nervous, Muscular, Endocrine, Skeletal, and Immune to maintain homeostasis. It protects the skeletal system and protects the Immune system from infections.