The liver is a large organ in the right upper part of the abdomen. It performs a range of complex and important functions that affect all body systems.
Some of the specific functions of the liver include:
Last Revised: January 17, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & W. Thomas London, MD - Hepatology
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