Skin - Definition

March 2017


Definition

The skin is some successive layers of tissue. Vertebrates maintain their body through the skin which is an effective barrier.

Size

For humans, the skin is an important part of the body. Indeed, it extends over 2m² and weighs about 5 kg.

Pathologies

Skin rashes, eczema, angioma, psoriasis among the most common skin conditions. To treat these conditions, the assigned medical professional is the dermatologist.
The skin cancers including melanoma are more serious pathologies.

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