Protective function of skin

Noxious Factors                       Protective Tissue                    Active structure or mechanism

Trauma                                       Epidermis                                   Keratin fibres Desmosomes Reinforced
                                                                                                          cell membranes
                                                     Subcutaneous tissue               Fat(for cushioning)

Heat                                             Eccrine sweat glands               Evaporations causes cooling
                                                   
                                                     Vessels                                       Vasoconstriction
                                                                                                          reduces conduction

Cold                                             Hair                                              Insulation
                                                      Vessels                                       Vasoconstriction reduces
                                                                                                            conduction
                                                     Subcutaneous tissue                Fat reduces conduction

Light                                           Stratum corneum                        Absorption
                                                                                                            Scattering
                                                     Melanin                                       Absoption

Chemicals                                   Stratum corneum                         Closely packed
                                                                                                            membranes

Microrganisms                          Stratum corneum                         Dryness Fatty acids

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Dr. Muhammad Iqbal is a board certified Homeopathic Skin and Beauty Specialist

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