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Patients Awareness - Liver

What is Liver  ?  :

The liver is a vital organ of vertebrates and some other animals.In the human it is located in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen, below the diaphragm. The liver has a wide range of functions, including detoxification of various metabolites, protein synthesis, and the production of biochemicals necessary for digestion.

The liver is a gland  and plays a major role in metabolism with numerous functions in the human body, including regulation of glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells,plasma protein synthesis hormone production, and detoxification.

It is an accessory digestive gland and produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids indigestion via the emulsification of lipids.The liver's highly specialized tissue consisting of mostly hepatocytes regulates a wide variety of high-volume biochemical reactions, including the synthesis and breakdown of small and complex molecules, many of which are necessary for normal vital functions