The skin is the largest sensory organ in the human body. It envelopes and protects the human body. In adult humans, the skin covers an area of around 1.5 to 2 square meters. It is full of various sensory cells, nerves, blood vessels and lymph tracts, hair roots and glands. This film uses the latest methods to demonstrate the functions of the human skin and its different layers. At the end of the film you will find a glossary with a summary of the contents.