What Is the Function of the Cuticle?


The main function of a cuticle is to provide protection to the nail root from where the nail grows. In animals the cuticle maintains body morphology and integrity as well as aiding in movement through attachments to body-wall muscles.
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The cuticle is a very important component to plants. The cuticle serves as a permeability barrier for water and other molecules and prevents contamination of plant ...
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