Skin is the largest organ of the human body. It is an impressive and vital organ. It is a fleshy surface with hair, nerves, glands and nails. It consists of hair follicles which anchor hair strands into the skin.
- It acts as a barrier between outside and inside environment.
- The skin has different thicknesses and textures.
- Example the skin under the eyes is as thin as paper but is thick at the soles of the feet and palm.
- The skin acquires an area of 20 square feet on our body surface.