INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM. Skin, hair, nails, and glands. What does it mean?. Integere (Latin)- “to cover” Dermato and cutis (Greek and Latin)- “skin” Epi- (Greek)- “upon” or “above”. Why do we need it? overview. Largest organ Retains moisture Sensory receptors for: pain, Heat Touch .
Skin, hair, nails, and glands