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Anatomy and Structure of the Human Skin
Anatomy of a skin
The Human Skin Animation
This video is a short introduction of what is a skin, skin is divided into three layers, dermis, epidermis and subcutaneous tissue.
The Skin, its structure, function and response to injury
The Skin, starting with its structure, with the two layers: Epidermis and dermis.
Functions of the skin: from regulating internal temperature to functioning as a sense organ, producing vitamin D and protecting the underlying tissue.
What happens to the skin in response to an injury?
What is skin? The layers of human skin
The skin is the largest organ of the human body, weighing approximately 16% of our bodyweight. Skin consists of multiple layers, epidermis, dermis and hypodermis.
Human skin has numerous functions, it is the major interface between the environment and the human organs and so it serves many specialised functions that facilitate survival.
It regulates body temperature to protect against hyperthermia and hypothermia. Skin protects from the invasion of noxious substances, UV light, heat and micro-organisms.
The skin is also the most extensive sensory organ of the body for detection of tactile, thermal and painful stimuli for the start of vitamin D production.
Animation and microphotography showing the skin's three layers: the epidermis, dermis, and subcutis.
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