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The liver Part I

The liver is the largest organ in our body, seeks to 1200-1500 mg, and makes fiftieth of the total body weight. The child is relatively larger, and makes her part of the eighteenth. It is located in the right upper abdomen and protected by ribs. 

The upper edge of the liver is scanned in the amount of warts. Distinguish two liver lobe: left, lower, and right, which is higher sixfolds.
The functional liver unit lobulus.
The liver has a central role in the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, fatty acids, vitamins and minerals, hormones, produced by the gall and detoxify drugs. 

For the above reasons, the liver are called "chemical factory" of our body.

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