Liver Topic Guide

Liver (Liver Disease, Anatomy, and Function) Liver (Liver Disease, Anatomy, and Function): The liver is the largest solid organ in the body, and is actually an gland. The liver has a wide variety of critical functions such as manufacturing proteins and metabolizing fats and carbohydrates. The liver also eliminates harmful biochemical waste products from the body (alcohol, drugs, toxins). The liver secretes bile that aids in digestion. Examples of diseases of the liver include: Symptoms of liver disease include


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