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The Human Skin: Structure, Function, and Implications for Health

EasyChair Preprint no. 12457

5 pagesDate: March 12, 2024


The human skin, an extraordinary organ covering the entire external surface of the body, is an intricate tapestry of cellular complexity that goes far beyond its superficial appearance. As the largest organ in the human body, the skin serves as an indispensable interface between the internal milieu and the dynamic external environment. Its multifaceted nature is underscored by a myriad of functions, ranging from its pivotal role as a protective barrier against pathogens to its involvement in sensory perception, thermoregulation, and immune response. This paper embarks on a comprehensive exploration of the human skin, unraveling its anatomy, physiology, and the intricate interplay of its various layers. By delving into the depths of its complexities, we seek to illuminate the profound significance of the skin in maintaining homeostasis, promoting health, and understanding the intricate balance between the internal and external realms of the human body. Through an in-depth examination of the skin's structure, functions, common conditions, and recent advancements in research, this paper aims to foster a profound appreciation for the unsung hero that is the human skin and its far-reaching implications for overall well-being.

Keyphrases: Human skin, Skin Conditions, Skin structure

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  author = {Liis Tammik},
  title = {The Human Skin: Structure, Function, and Implications for Health},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 12457},

  year = {EasyChair, 2024}}
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