The integumentary system maintains homeostasis by protecting the body, regulating temperature, absorbing materials and synthesizing vitamins and minerals. To achieve this, it may interact with other areas of the body, li... More »

The integumentary system protects the body, regulates temperature and functions in water transfer. It is also an important sensory organ that transmits information about the surrounding world. More »

The major organ of the integumentary system, and the largest organ in the body, is the skin. The primary function of the skin is to help the body maintain homeostasis with its environment. The integumentary system is com... More »

The integumentary system serves as a barrier to protect internal organs from environmental damage, a temperature regulator, an organ capable of vitamin D synthesis, and as an area capable of sensory input. The skin also ... More »

The major organ of the integumentary system, and the largest organ in the body, is the skin. The primary function of the skin is to help the body maintain homeostasis with its environment. The integumentary system is com... More »

The respiratory system helps maintain homeostasis by regulating the intake of air into the body and by removing carbon dioxide from the blood, which in turn assists the circulatory system's function and many other operat... More »

The digestive system maintains homeostasis by creating the proper pH balance in the gastric environment. In addition, by maintaining the correct enzyme ratio, the digestive system nurtures beneficial bacteria that inhibi... More »