• Integumentary System: Functions
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    Integumentary System: Functions

    Okay, now we’re gonna discuss the functions of the integumentary system. And most people think of it as fairly straightforward, in terms of protection. Protection is one of the key functions of the integumentary system, however, it certainly is not the only function. And we’ll go into quite a bit more detail in terms of the others, but we’re going to start with protection first, because it is truly one of the most important functions. Now, first and foremost, I want to start our discussion talking about the proteins that are associated with the integumentary system, particularly, with the most superficial layer, the epidermis. Now, in terms of the epidermis,…