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Human integument



Skin: main component of the human integument

Which is

The integument is the outer part of the body of human beings.

Components of the human integument:

- skin

- Hair and hair

- Sebaceous glands

- ceruminous glands

- sweat glands

- nails

Functions of the human integument

- It acts to protect the human body against external factors (ultraviolet rays, microorganisms, impacts, etc.);

- Helps in regulating the temperature of the human body;

- Elimination of substances that are no longer useful to the body, mainly through sweat (produced by the sweat glands);

- Absorption of some substances from the external environment;

- Acts in the production of Vitamin D;

- Allows the human being to feel the room temperature, pain and other sensations.