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What is the function of the skin?
asked Jan 23, 2011 by triuser (1,765 points)

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it protects us from:

    * mechanical impact such as pressure and stroke
    * thermic impact such as heat or cold
    * environmental impact such as chemicals, the sunĀ“s UV-radiation and bacteria
answered Jan 24, 2011 by trianswer (22,754 points)
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The primary function of the skin is to act as a barrier. The skin provides protection from: mechanical impacts and pressure, variations in temperature, micro-organisms, radiation and chemicals.
answered Jan 27, 2011 by trianswer (22,754 points)

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