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A_IntegumentSysC - Integumentary System Our Contact With...

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1 Integumentary System Our Contact With the World S. C. Williams San Francisco State University
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2 Introduction What is the integumentary system Skin Hair, Sense organs, Glands Fat deposits
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3 Agenda Origin and development of the skin Cross sectional structure of skin Structure of hair and nails Kinds of glands and their structures Clinical values
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4 Overvie w One of the largest and most dynamic organ systems About 7% of body mass Develops in fetus from two layers – ectoderm and mesoderm Skin gives rise to hair, nails and glands Humans are unique because Of hair loss – “naked apes” Milk line reduction Skin provides many clinical diagnostics of health Skin neglect affect the quality of your life
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5 Important Functions of Integumentary System Protection: from pathogens and radiation Maintains water balance Thermoregulation Sensory reception Touch Pressure Temperature Pain Excretion Nutrient and water storage Vitamin D synthesis
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course BIOL 328 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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