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4 functions of the skin

Protect against bacteria, environment
Regulate temp
Receptor for heat, cold touch pain
Aid in regulation of water/electrolytes

2

Skin has 3 layers:

Epidermis, Dermis, Subcutaneous layer

3

Outermost layer, composed of 4 layers of cells. Outer 2 dying and decaying skins pigmentation MELANIN located on deepest layer of epidermis.

Epidermis

4

Second layer of skin, much thicker than epidermis. Hair follicles, sweat glands, sensory nerves.

Dermis

5

Fatty tissue varies in thisckness (eyelids, abdomen)

Subcutaneous layer

6

Four accessory structures of the skin: HONS

Hair, Oil glands, Nails, Sweat