The concept of skin It has several uses. The first meaning indicated by the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE ) refers to the animal skin , especially if it has been detached from the body.
Skin, therefore, can be used as a synonym for leather . It is about the covering of the flesh or skin already extracted, tanned and prepared for different uses .
Because of its properties, the skin is used for multiple purposes. Thanks to its flexibility and strength it serves as a raw material for manufacturing clothing , shoes , carpets and other products.
Also called skin u odre to one vessel that enables the storage and transportation of liquids . This element was very important in antiquity because it helped prevent spills and evaporations.
The skins, usually made with goat or sheep leather, were used to contain substances such as oil or the came . They could also house Water , milk and other fluids.
It is important to mention that, in recent decades, many people became aware of the cruelty that entails the act of kill a animal To get your skin. That is why there is an increasingly widespread movement that discourages the use of leather.
The idea of skin, on the other hand, can refer to the skin of human being . In this case, two large layers are recognized: the epidermis (the surface level) and the dermis . He subcutaneous tissue or hypodermis , meanwhile, it is under the dermis.
Finally, the skin is named as skin or shell of certain vegetables and fruits . This skin can be edible or used in various ways.