Definitions for "LIVER"
A large red organ thoughtfully provided by nature to be bilious with. The sentiments and emotions which every literary anatomist now knows to haunt the heart were anciently believed to infest the liver; and even Gascoygne, speaking of the emotional side of human nature, calls it "our hepaticall parte." It was at one time considered the seat of life; hence its name -- liver, the thing we live with. The liver is heaven's best gift to the goose; without it that bird would be unable to supply us with the Strasbourg _pate_.
A very large glandular and vascular organ in the visceral cavity of all vertebrates.
Category: human organ The liver is an indispensable organ. It is one of the body's major waste filtering organs. It performs at least a dozen important functions. The following are the liver's essential functions as per the American Liver Foundation: Cleanses blood of bacteria and waste products Stores certain vitamins, minerals, and sugars. Neutralizes and destroys toxin. Manufactures protein Produces bile, an essential component for proper digestion Regulates production and excretion of cholesterol Produces quick energy on demand Metabolizes alcohol Regulates fat transport Monitors and regulates the blood levels of many chemicals and drugs Maintains hormone balance Helps regulate blood clotting Boosts the immune system to help resist disease Stores iron Replaces its own damaged tissue Our modern living has placed undue stress on our liver. Alcohol, chemicals, cosmetics, even medication, needs to be taken care of by the liver. There are many diseases that attack the liver: hepatitis, cirrhosis, and cancer. Herbal cure and preventative: Milk Thistle
the hepatic gland (of whatever species is listed).
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a coat color that is typically brown but is occasionally used to describe a shade of orange or phaeomelanin pigmentation
A deep brown.
Used to describe many breeds, this deep, reddish brown color includes various shades of chocolate brown, from light to very dark. Color definitions may vary by breed. Always check the breed standard for the definitive color description.
Keywords:  hepar, jecur
(L. Jecur; G. Hepar).
Keywords:  kaleji
Cancer that begins in the liver is not very common in Australia. Treatment may be surgery and/or chemotherapy. However it is common to find secondary tumours (metastases) in the liver, that is, cancers that have spread to the liver from another part of the body. These 'liver secondaries' are not true liver cancers, and treatment will depend on the site and type of the primary or original cancer.
Liver cancer is not common in dogs or cats. It can start in the liver, or spread to the liver from another cancer in the body. Clinical signs are often vague and include weight loss, loss of appetite, fatigue and possible jaundice. Solitary tumors (even if very large) may be effectively treated with surgery.
Keywords:  dweller, brooklyn, resident
A resident; a dweller; as, a liver in Brooklyn.
Keywords:  bilberry, flax, thistle, dock, fringe
Flax (seed), Milk Thistle, Fringe Tree, Bilberry and Yellow Dock.
The glossy ibis (Ibis falcinellus); -- said to have given its name to the city of Liverpool.
someone who lives in a place; "a liver in cities"
A food that affects genes, creating a hereditary dislike.
One whose course of life has some marked characteristic (expressed by an adjective); as, a free liver.
Keywords:  juice, lane, memory, power, one
"Memory Lane" one who has the most "juice" or power
Keywords:  meat, animal
liver of an animal used as meat
Keywords:  problems
Keywords:  style, special, life, high, person
a person who has a special life style; "a high liver"
Keywords:  one
One who, or that which, lives.