Abhijeet Chahande Period 3
Five of the integumentary system's functions
- Protects the body's internal living tissues and organs
- Protects against invasion by infectious organisms
- Protects the body from dehydration
- Acts as a receptor for touch, pressure, pain, heat, and cold
- Stores water and fat
Skin cancer - This type of cancer is skin colored or has a slight pearl color to it. You can get it by having too much exposure to sun.
Warts - Warts are rough bumps caused by a viral infection. They commonly occur on the hands and feet. You can get it by an infection in the top layer of skin, caused by viruses in the HPV family.
Acne - Acne presents itself as red bumps and pimples on the face, chest and back. It commonly occurs during puberty and isn't dangerous, but can leave skin scars.
Warts - You can treat it through medical procedures.
Acne - You can get over-the-counter creams and prescription antibiotics.
Working with other internal systems
The Nervous System - Receptors in skin send sensory information to the brain by the nervous system. Nerves control muscles connected to hair follicles.