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Integumentary system

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noun

The bodily system consisting of the skin and associated structures such as the glands, hair, nails, scales, etc. Its functions include protection against thermal, chemical, abrasive injuries and pathogens, sensation, secretion, vitamin D synthesis, insulation and thermoregulation.


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See also: skin


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integumentary system

can somebody mention fat-soluble vitamins in regards to absorption through skin? thank you.

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by soufieno
Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:25 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: integumentary system
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The Fiber Disease

... I came to this forum because of my Anatomy and Physiology studying the Integumentary System, and was searching around for skin diseases to describe as one of our assignments. Dear ...

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by Sabrina
Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... I came to this forum because of my Anatomy and Physiology studying the Integumentary System, and was searching around for skin diseases to describe as one of our assignments. If ...

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by gwentass
Fri Sep 29, 2006 3:22 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... class that I am currently taking. We are currently studying the Integumentary System. I am ashamed that the real truth did not come out in the 60s. But, you wouldn't remember ...

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by gwentass
Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:55 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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contusion

Does contusion refer to only the integumentary system?

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by MAGEE XAVIER
Wed May 24, 2006 10:53 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: contusion
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