What are the functions of Skin

April 14, 2012 | By | Reply More

Functions of Skin

Important Functions of Skin are as follow :

  1. Protection : Protects deeper tissues from: a. Mechanical damage   b. Chemical damage  c. Bacterial damage   d. Thermal damage  e. Ultraviolet radiation  f. Desiccation
  1. Heat regulation: Skin aids in heat regulation
  2. Excretion : Skin aids in excretion of urea and uric acid
  3. Synthesizes vitamin D

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Category: Anatomy, Medical

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