The Integumentary System

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Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology, 11e. 2. Functions of the Integumentary System. Guard the body's physical and biochemical integrityMaintain a constant body temperatureProvide sensory information about the surrounding environment.. Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology, 11e. 3. The

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1. 1 The Integumentary System The skin and its accessory structures

2. Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology, 11e 2 Functions of the Integumentary System Guard the body’s physical and biochemical integrity Maintain a constant body temperature Provide sensory information about the surrounding environment.

3. Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology, 11e 3 The Skin A large organ composed of all 4 tissue types 22 square feet 1-2 mm thick Weight 10 lbs.

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