What you will do today . . .

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What you will do today. -Name the largest organ of the integumentary system -List the general functions of the skin -Describe the structure of the layers of the skin. The Integumentary System. Skin: The Largest Organ!. What are the functions of the skin?. 1. Protection - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • What you will do today . . .-Name the largest organ of the integumentary system-List the general functions of the skin-Describe the structure of the layers of the skin

  • The Integumentary SystemSkin: The Largest Organ!

  • What are the functions of the skin?1. Protection2. Contains sensory devices3. Gets rid of waste material

  • The layers of the skin1. Epidermisa. Composed of squamous epitheliumb. Made mostly of dead cellsc. Cells are filled with a protein called keratind. Melanin to absorb UV radiation

  • The layers of the skin2. Dermisa. Sensory neuronsb. Blood Vesselsc. Muscle fibersd. Hair folliclese. Glands

  • The layers of skin3. Layer of fat cells

  • Nails and Hair1. Protect the body2. Grow throughout life3. Made of proteins

  • Glands1. Exocrine glandsa. Sweatb. Oilc. Release secretions through pores2. Acne results from oil glands being clogged

  • Referenceshttp://www.rogers.k12.ar.us/users/ehutches/SKIN.gifhttp://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en-commons/thumb/3/3d/300px-Skin.jpghttp://www.wiredtowinthemovie.com/images/hotspots/level03integumentary.jpghttp://library.thinkquest.org/3007/skin.jpeg