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Skin is the body's largest organ. It regulates body temperature, protects against injury, and prevents infection. The skin contains nerves that sense cold, heat, pain, pressure, and touch.

SOURCE:  American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 15, 2017

SOURCE:  American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 15, 2017

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