The is that organ system that protects the body from various kinds of damage like dehydration and abrasions from outside.
The skin acts as the body’s first line of defence against infection and temperature changes.
It also , – protects the body’s internal living tissues and organs. – helps to excrete waste materials through perspiration. – acts as a receptor for touch, pressure, pain and temperature. – protects the body from sunburn and UV Ray’s. – synthesises vitamin D on exposure to sunlight. – stores water, fat , glucose and vit D – maintains the body form of an organism. – forms new cells to repair minor injuries.