Integumentary System

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swilliamson
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Integumentary System
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2013-11-18 23:25:28
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Human A&P I
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  1. What are the functions of the Integumentary System?
    • Protection
    • Sensation
    • Excretion
    • Blood Reservior
    • Metabolic Functions
  2. What does the Integumentary System protect against?
    • UV Light
    • Bacterial¬† Invasion
    • Dehydration
  3. How does the Integumentary System regulate body temp.?
    Sweating
  4. How does the Integumentary System preform sensation?
    Nerve endings and receptors - that detect temp., touch, pressure and pain
  5. What does the Intergumentary System excret and how?
    waste through sweat
  6. What does the blood reservior do?
    Shunts blood elsewhere when needed
  7. What does the metabolic function do?
    Synthesizes Vit. D with the help of UV light

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