Liver

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Liver
Leber Schaf.jpg
Liver o a sheep: (1) richt lobe, (2) left lobe, (3) caudate lobe, (4) quadrate lobe, (5) hepatic artery an portal vein, (6) hepatic lymph nodes, (7) gall bladder.
Surface projections of the organs of the trunk.png
Surface projections o the organs o the trunk, shawin liver in center
Details
Precursor Foregut
Seestem Digestive seestem
hepatic artery
Hepatic vein an hepatic portal vein
Celiac ganglia an vagus nerve[1]
Identifiers
Gray's p.1188
MeSH A03.620
TA A05.8.01.001
FMA FMA:7197
Anatomical terminology

The liver is a vital organ o the digestive system present in vertebrates an some ither animals. It haes a wide range o functions, includin detoxification, protein synthesis, an production o biochemicals necessary for digestion. The liver is necessary for survival; thare is currently no way tae compensate for the absence o liver function in the lang term, altho new liver dialysis techniques can be uised in the short term.

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