Skin, the largest organ in your body, accounts for 16 percent of your physical weight. The purpose of skin may seem obvious – to keep your insides in. But besides that, what is its purpose? In this TED-Ed lesson, Emma Bryce takes takes us into the integumentary system and reveals surprising number of roles your skin plays in your lives.

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