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The Integumentary System . By: Nathan Mooney & Justin Franklin. Skin. Made of several layers: -Epidermis -Dermis -Hypodermis Allows for the growing of hair With-holds many glands secreting sweat and oils (which are often by-products of other bodily functions) . Hair.

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the integumentary system

The Integumentary System

By: Nathan Mooney & Justin Franklin

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Skin
  • Made of several layers:

-Epidermis

-Dermis

-Hypodermis

  • Allows for the growing of hair
  • With-holds many glands secreting sweat and oils (which are often by-products of other bodily functions)
slide3
Hair
  • Consists of 3 main parts:

-Follicle

-Root

-Shaft

  • Made of dead skin cells
  • Covers almost all of the body
  • Helps protect the body from UV damage
  • Traps warm air from exiting the skin, creating an isolation of sorts
nails
Nails
  • Made of 3 parts:

-Root

-Body

-Free edge

  • Also made of dead skin cells
  • Grow from the “Nail Matrix”
  • Give structure to the ends of fingers and toes
sudoriferous glands
Sudoriferous Glands
  • Found in the dermis
  • Commonly known as the “Sweat Gland”
  • 2 different types

-Eccrine glands: Secrete sweat straight to the surface of the skin

-Apocrine glands: Send sweat to the surface via a duct

ingrown nails onychocryptosis
Ingrown nails (Onychocryptosis)
  • Caused by the ridged cutting & regrowing of toe/finger nails
  • Most common on the big toe
  • Can be self-treated if found early enough
  • May lead to infection, and even require slight surgery
shingles herpes zoster
Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
  • Comes from dormant chickenpox virus
  • Forms as a painful/blistering rash
  • Lasts for 2-4 weeks
citation
Citation
  • Taylor, T. (n.d.). Integumentary System . <i></i>. Retrieved May 11, 2014, from http://www.innerbody.com/anatomy/integumentary
  • What Does Shingles Look Like . (2013, August 21). <i></i>. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/shingles-pictures
  • Gardner, S. (2014, March 14). Understanding ingrown toenails . <i></i>. Retrieved May 12, 2014, from http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/understanding-ingrown-nail-basics
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Photo Credits
  • Image 1: WebMD: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/picture-of-the-skin\
  • Image 2: http://www.bu.edu/phpbin/news-cms/news/?dept=1127&id=41487&template=226
  • Image 3: http://www.jradfordstyle.com/archives/18
  • Image 4: http://www.buyforhealth.com/nail/tag/yellow-toenails-treatment/
  • Image 5: http://www.vetmed.vt.edu/education/curriculum/vm8054/Labs/Lab14/Lab14.htm
  • Image 6: http://www.siumed.edu/~dking2/intro/IN007b.htm
  • Image 7: http://www.siumed.edu/~dking2/intro/IN007b.htm
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Photo Credits
  • Image 8: http://www.npr.org/2011/01/17/132935345/few-opt-for-vaccine-to-prevent-painful-shingles
  • Image 9: http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/shingles-pictures