What are the layers of the skin?

 

- Epidermis, the top layer

Acts as a protective barrier

Makes new skin

Protects your body

Provides skin color

 

- Dermis, the middle layer

Acts as a protective barrier

Makes new skin

Protects your body

Provides skin color

 

- Hypodermis, the bottom or fatty layer

Cushions muscles and bones

Has connective tissue

Helps the nerves and blood vessels

Regulates body temperature

 

Written by Adam schachter

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