Integumentary System

Abbey Cordova, Period 6

What is the Intergumentary System made up of?

The Intergumerary System is made up of nails, hair, and skin.


Nails protects the fingers and the skin. If your nail breaks. It grows back again to protect you fingers once more.


The hairs on the top of your head helps protect your scalp from burning and like a hat. The only places toy do not have a hair on your body is the palms of your hands and the bottoms of your feet.


Your skin has one of the biggest rolls in the Intergumerary System. The skin protects the body's internal livening tissues. It's also protects you from abrupt changes in temperture and helps prevent a invasion from infectious organisms. The skin can peel and get damaged easily, but the skin can heal faster than any other thing on your body. Your top layer of your skin is actually dead skin cells that have rised to the top. Skin cells produce melanin, witch helps the digestive system absorb calcium.

What Can Happen To The Skin?

Ailments Of The Skin


A rash is a irritation in the skin. You usually get it whenever you touch or eat something that you are elegiac to.

ex: food allergie

Athletes Foot-

Fungal infections of the feet are contagious and can be spread person to person or by walking on contaminated objects.

(Athlete's foot is a common skin infection of the webs of the toes and soles of the feet.)


You get a sunburn when you are out in the sun to much. Your skin turns a bright red and gives you a itchy sensation. Sometimes, if you don't take care of it, you will peel.

What Treatment Is Available For These Diseases?


To help treat a sunburn you could you a medican that helps prevent your skin from itching.

You can provent your skin from buring by using sunscreen.

What type of doctor can help with your burn?:


Athletes Foot-

To treat the "rash" you can put lotion on the place where the "rash" is located.

What type of doctor can help with your Athletes Foot?:



To treat the rash you can use creams and medicans that make the rash go away.

What type of doctor can help with your rash?:


What Are They Layers Of The Skin?


The dead outer layer if skin.


The liveing inner layer of your skin. We're all of your nerves are.

How Does The Integumentary System Protect You?

  • Peotcets the body's internal livening tissues and organ.
  • Protects aginst invasions by infectious organisms.
  • Helps from dehydration.
  • Protects the body from abrut changes in in tempature.
  • Protects your skeletal system