Ch 16: Structure & Function of Skin

About This Chapter

These lessons on the structure and function of skin can help you with a class project, homework assignment, or test preparation. You will review the integumentary system, blood vessel layers, and more from a mobile-friendly learning platform.

Structure & Function of Skin - Chapter Summary

In this chapter on the structure and function of skin, brief lessons cover key topics that include the three main layers of your skin. Additionally, you will learn how different cells help blood vessels contract and relax. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Describe the purpose and structure of human skin
  • Explain the function of the integumentary system
  • Recall the three layers that make up blood vessels

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