Here are 10 facts that people researching the integumentary system should know:
- Your skin is known as your birthday suit.
- You skin sends indicators.
- Every month you have a whole new layer of skin.
- Your nails grow .5mm per week.
- You will shed 40lbs of skin in a lifetime.
- You have 7 layers of flat, stacked cells.
- The average amount of head hair is 120,000.
Your eyelids have the thinnest skin.
Hair grows 1cm per month.
An adult has 20 sq.ft of skin.