Integumentary System

Ellington Owen (P.2)

Five System Functions

Protects tissues and organs

Protects invasion by infections organisms

Protects from dehydration regulating tempeture

Excretes waste through perspiration

Receptor for touch, pressure, pain, and heat

Shingles (skin rash caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Started out with a rash then because oozing and crusted

The organs and tissues

The outer layer of the skin is called the Epidermis and the inner layer of the skin is called the Dermis. Melanin in your skin can help prevent sunburn.