Home > Answers > Why do handsfeet get wrinkly after theyve been in water twa1309488430

Why do hands/feet get wrinkly after they've been in water for a while?

Why does our skin react this way to prolonged periods in water?

Răspunsuri (2)

Rafa51

Very Useful Answer . http://dramaonline.pk/hum-tv-dramas/digest-writer/

10:12, 3 June 2016

Robert Derbyshire

It's because the surface layer of skin, which is mainly composed of dead dry skin, absorbs water. By absorbing water, the skin inevitably expands and increases in surface area. Since the underside of the skin is connected to underlying layers, the only way to cope with this increase in surface area is to get wrinkled.

02:18, 1 July 2011

Trebuie să vă conectaţi pentru a publica în discuţii.

Creator

Glosare dezvoltate

phobias

Categorie: Health   2 26 Terms

Yamaha Digital Piano

Categorie: Divertisment   1 5 Terms

British Nobility

Categorie: Politici   1 5 Terms

Prominent Popes

Categorie: Religie   1 20 Terms

Financial contracts

Categorie: Legislaţie   2 12 Terms

Laptop Parts

Categorie: Tehnologie   1 7 Terms