Q: Is a skin the soft outer covering of vertebrates? ¶
Q: Is a skin covered by the most outer skin layer? ¶
A: Yes, and the epidermis.
Q: Is a skin largely due to chromatophores in the dermis? ¶
A: Yes, and which, in addition to melanin, may contain guanine or carotenoid pigments.
Q: Is a skin an organ of the integumentary system made up of multiple layers of ectodermal tissue? ¶
A: Yes, and guards the underlying muscles, bones, ligaments and internal organs.
Q: Is a skin part of the adaptive immune system? ¶
Q: Is a skin very hard and thick? ¶
A: Yes, and can be processed to create leather.
Q: Is a skin prestreched? ¶
A: Yes, and like wetsuits around the diver's body, and in other cases the intact skin is under compression.
Q: Is a skin promoted by the reception of estrogen? ¶
Q: Is a skin a soft tissue and exhibits key mechanical behaviors of these tissues? ¶
Q: Is a skin not a strong barrier? ¶
A: Yes, and especially regarding the passage of chemicals via skin and is often subject to osmosis and diffusive forces.