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11.04 Integumentary Questions

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    1. Which layer of the skin (Epidermis, Dermis, or Hypodermis) is responsible for or contains the structures needed for the following functions?
      • Protection
      • Lipid Storage
      • Sensory Reception
      • Cooling Body Temperature
    2. How does the integumentary system help your body maintain homeostasis?
    3. Explain how pores in human skin are similar to stomata on plants.
    4. What is the function of melanin in the skin?