We just assumed that out of all our body parts, our skin has the largest surface area. However, at 50 square metres, the gut’s surface area is 25 times more than that of the skin, which is only 2 square metres.9
So while the skin remains a highly exposed zone of the body, the exposure to external world is much more important from the gut than the skin.
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