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1

6 basic functions of the skin

Barrier function
Metabolism and detox
Thermoregulation
Immune defence
Communication
Sensory Function

2

Why do melanocytes absorb UV

To protect DNA in the cells nuclei

3

2 effects of vitamin consumption in the body

Increased calcium absorption from the bowel and promotes minerlisation of bone

4

Name two places of thyroid metabolism

20% in the thyroid gland and 80% in the peripheral tissues (including skin)

5

What is severe acne vulgaris associated with

Unemployment