liver

(Humans as organisms) organ which constitutes the largest gland in the body. It produces bile to aid the digestion of fats, stores glucose in the form of glycogen, and helps break down proteins and carbohydrates

Liver

The liver is a vital organ of the digestive system present in vertebrates and some other animals. It has a wide range of functions, including detoxification, protein synthesis, and production of biochemicals necessary for digestion. The liver is necessary for survival; there is currently no way to compensate for the absence of liver function in th...
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Liver

• (n.) A resident; a dweller; as, a liver in Brooklyn. • (n.) One who, or that which, lives. • (n.) The glossy ibis (Ibis falcinellus); -- said to have given its name to the city of Liverpool. • (n.) A very large glandular and vascular organ in the visceral cavity of all vertebrates. • (n.) One whose course of life has some...
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liver

Click images to enlargeIn vertebrates, large organ with many regulatory and storage functions. The human liver is situated in the upper abdomen, and weighs about 2 kg/4.5 lb. It is divided into four lobes. The liver receives the products of digestion (food absorbed from the gut and carried to the liver by the bloodstr...
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Liver

[color] At right is displayed the color traditionally called liver. The first recorded use of liver as a color name in English was in 1686. The source of this color is: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Liver (color sample #36). Liver may also refer to a group of certain types of dark brown color in dogs and horses....
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Liver

[food] The liver of mammals, fowl, and fish is commonly eaten as food by humans. Domestic pig, ox, lamb, calf, chicken, and goose livers are widely available from butchers and supermarkets. Liver can be baked, boiled, broiled, fried, stir-fried, or eaten raw (asbeh nayeh or sawda naye in Lebanese cuisine, liver sashimi). In many preparation...
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Liver

Liv'er (lĭv'ẽr) noun (Zoology) The glossy ibis ( Ibis falcinellus ); - - said to have given its name to the city of Liverpool.
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Liver

Liv'er noun 1. One who, or that which, lives. « And try if life be worth the liver's care.» Prior. 2. A resident; a dweller; as, a liver in Brooklyn. 3. One whose course of life has some marked characteristic (expressed by an adjective); as...
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Liver

a digestive and storage organ
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Liver

a digestive and storage organ
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Liver

A gland situated on the right side of the upper abdomen which secretes bile and detoxifies certain poisons.
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Liver

A large body organ with many functions. For example it breaks down certain foods so that the body can use them. It also destroys some harmful substances and helps the body to get rid of them. Primary liver cancer is quite a rare cancer that may start in the main cells of the liver, or in the cells of the bile duct.
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Liver

A large organ in the abdomen that has many functions, including regulating the availability of glucose and fats, secreting bile, synthesizing clotting substances, storing vitamins, and breaking down drugs and waste products.
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liver

a large organ on the upper right side of the abdomen that plays an important role in the metabolism of sugars and fats, synthesizes several proteins, and filters toxins from the blood.
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liver

A large visceral organ inferior to the diaphragm in the right hypochondriac region. The liver detoxifies the blood and modifies the blood plasma concentration of glucose, triglycerides, ketone bodies, and proteins.
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Liver

A liver is a mythical bird found on the arms of the city of Liverpool, and traditionally ascribed as being the origin of the city's name, though in fact the liver was an invention after the city received its name, and it is most likely that the bird on Liverpool's arms is a young Cormorant - a stuffed immature Cormorant being kept in Liverpool's ci...
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liver

an organ in the body that changes food into energy, removes alcohol and poisons from the blood, and makes bile, a substance that breaks down fats and helps rid the body of wastes.
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liver

an organ in the body that changes food into energy, removes alcohol and poisons from the blood, and makes bile, a substance that breaks
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Liver

An organ in the upper abdomen that aids in digestion and removes waste products and worn-out cells from the blood. The liver is the largest solid organ in the body. The liver weighs about three and a half pounds (1.6 kilograms). It measures about 8 inches (20 cm) horizontally (across) and 6.5 inches (17 cm) vertically (down) and is 4.5 inches (12 c...
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Liver

An organ in the upper abdomen that aids in digestion and removes waste products and worn-out cells from the blood. The liver is the largest solid organ in the body. The liver weighs about three and a half pounds (1.6 kilograms). It measures about 8 inches (20 cm) horizontally (across) and 6.5 inches (17 cm) vertically (down) and is 4.5 inches (12 c...
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Liver

An organ in the upper abdomen that aids in digestion and removes waste products and worn-out cells from the blood. The liver is the largest solid organ in the body. The liver weighs about three and a half pounds (1.6 kilograms). It measures about 8 inches (20 cm) horizontally (across) and 6.5 inches (17 cm) vertically (down) and is 4.5 inches (12 c...
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Liver

An organ in the upper abdomen that aids in digestion and removes waste products and worn-out cells f
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Liver

Kaleja
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liver

Large gland in the abdomen controlling many chemical processes
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liver

liver, largest glandular organ of the body, weighing about 3 lb (1.36 kg). It is reddish brown in color and is divided into four lobes of unequal size and shape. The liver lies on the right side of the abdominal cavity beneath the diaphragm. Blood is carried to the liver via two large vessels: the h...
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