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Why is your skin an organ?
Question Date: 2020-08-31
Answer 1:

In animal anatomy, an organ is a collection of tissues with similar functions. Since this classification is based on functions, what counts as an organ is arbitrary and subject to the change in our understanding of biology.

Since the skin acts as a barrier to protect our internal organs and helps to regulate our body temperature through sweat, it is classified as an organ.

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