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Integumentary system

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In zootomy, the integumentary system is often the largest organ system of an animal, comprising the skin, hair and nails.

The name comes from the Latin integumentum, which means "to cover".

The major components of the integumentary system are the cutaneous membrane (skin), and its accessory structures (hair, nails, exocrine glands)

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Integumentary system
Skin - Sweat glands - Hair - Nails
Skin
Epidermis (Stratum corneum, Stratum lucidum, Stratum granulosum, Stratum spinosum, Stratum germinativum/basale)
Dermis - Subcutis


Human organ systems
Cardiovascular system - Digestive system - Endocrine system - Immune system - Integumentary system - Lymphatic system - Muscular system - Nervous system - Skeletal system - Reproductive system - Respiratory system - Urinary system
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