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Vital structures of the integumentary systemAngela Kabba Integumentary system essay-anatomy & physiology The integumentary system contains skin and structures related to the skin such as thesubcutaneous tissues, hair, nails, skin disorders, cutaneous glands and more.The integumentarysystem helps protects the body and maintains and regulate body temperature through sweatglands in order to keep the body cool against heat. The integumentary system contains four typesof cells which are the keratinocytes, melanocytes, Langerhans cells, and merkel cells.Keratinocytes, help produces a tough and fibrous protein called keratin and helps provide theskin with its protective qualities and melanocytes are cells that produces pigmentation to the skinwhich is called melanin which helps protect the skin against the harmful rays of the sun.Langerhans cells are located in the epidermis and help the immune system recognize potential

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Health Science, Physiology, Anatomy, essay writing, Dermatology, Merkel cells, langerhans cells, Angela Kabba

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