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Liver anatomy

Liver anatomy

Overview

The liver serves a wide variety of body functions, including detoxifying blood and producing bile that aids in digestion.

Review Date 4/30/2022

Updated by: Fred K. Berger, MD, addiction and forensic psychiatrist, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA. Also reviewed by David C. Dugdale, MD, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.