What Is the Function of the Cuticle?

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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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It helps to reduce the loss of water through the epidermal cells which are directly exposed to environment. Also it protects the cells from pathogens.
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They Are Used For The Side Of You're nail, and for the sides of the cuticle, so that you can push it more toward you finger. It's very healthy for you're nails. "
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