Integumentary System . Nicole Monsalve. What is the Integumentary System?. The Integumentary system is the skin, the hair, sweat glands , and the nails. Its main job is to protect our body from the outside world. It is also responsible for: - storing water and fat
Traps air around the body that acts like an insulating layer
Hairs that appear in the form of eyelashes keep out dust particles.
The hair consists of four parts:
Sweat glands Apocrine
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