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functions of the skin

protects the body and helps to maintain homeostasis. it also aids in the regulation of temperature, slows water loss from deep tissues, synthesises biochemicals, excretes certain wastes and contains sensory receptors. It also helps to produce vitamin D and to stimulate the development of white blood cells known as T lymphocytes.