• Meet the skin! (Overview) | Integumentary system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy
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    Meet the skin! (Overview) | Integumentary system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

    – In this next set of videos, we’re going to talk about something called the integumentary system. “And what does that mean? “I mean, I can understand what the cardiovascular system is, “or the pulmonic system or the renal system, “but what is your integument?” What comprises the integumentary system? And there are actually two things we talk about. The integumentary system is comprised of your skin as well as your appendages. Now, “appendage,” what does that sound like to you? An appendage could be something that hangs off, or something that’s a part of, like your arm is a part of your torso. Well, the appendages of your integumentary…

  • What lies beneath the epidermis? (Dermis and Hypodermis) | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy
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    What lies beneath the epidermis? (Dermis and Hypodermis) | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

    – [Voiceover] So, now that we’ve talked about the epidermis, or our top most layer of skin, let’s descend further down, and talk about the dermis, these next two layers of skin, and then we’ll also talk about the hypodermis, which is the bottom most layer of skin here. So as you can see, your dermis has two layers to it, and again, it sits right below your epidermis, so your epidermis, the top most layer of skin sits up here, and if you can recall, the bottom most layer of your epidermis is called the “stratum basale,” the basal layer of your epidermis. So below that we have our…