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Categories: Organs (anatomy), All articles with vague or ambiguous time, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Liver, Articles with short description
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liver  Fibrous capsule of glisson  Calves liver  Capsula fibrosa perivascularis  colic impression
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Large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes WordNet 3.0
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Large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
The liver is a major organ only found in vertebrates which performs many essential biological functions such as detoxification of the organism, and the synthesis of proteins and biochemicals necessary for digestion and growth. Wikipedia
Organ in animals. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Vital organ in vertebrates and some other animals Wikidata
A large organ in the body that stores and metabolizes nutrients, destroys toxins and produces bile. Responsible for thousands of biochemical reactions. OmegaWiki
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