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This chapter helps students review the concepts in an integumentary system unit of a standard science course. Topics covered include:
- Functions of the epidermal layer
- Dermal layer functions
- Glands of the integumentary system
- Structure of nails
- Hair structure
1. The Integumentary System: The Epidermal Layer
Do you know what the largest organ in your body is? How about the layers of your skin? Or where skin cancer comes from? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this lesson on the integumentary system.
2. The Integumentary System: The Dermal Layer
Did you know that some people don't feel pain? Or that some always feel as if their skin is on fire? Learn about the causes of these diseases and the anatomy of the skin they affect in this lesson- the dermal layer of the skin.
3. The Integumentary System Accessory Structures: Glands
Ever wonder how pimples appear? Is it simply a blocked pore or maybe a hair follicle? Is bacteria involved? Learn about the glands that cause acne and the glands that help you cool off in this lesson on sebaceous and sweat glands of the integumentary system.
4. The Integumentary System Accessory Structures: Nails
Did you know that your skin, hair, and nails are all made out of the same protein? Learn more about the structure and function of your nails in this lesson.
5. The Integumentary System Accessory Structures: Hair
Your skin does more than just cover your body; it has a number of structures like hair and sweat glands. Learn more about the hair that protects your body in this lesson.
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