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The Liver of awesomeness By JaylySawangsaen and DangMinh Nguyen
Functions of the liver Organ in body, filters blood, detoxifies and metabolizes. Secretes bile and makes proteins.
Food in the liver Food does not directly go into liver Food enters bloodstream Filters materials Separates materials
Assistants of the liver Livers have assistance from enzymes inside them Livers have 2 different enzymes that are most common Many chemicals in the liver
Diseases and treatments of the liver Diseases that affect liver are Alcoholic liver disease Cancer Cirrhosis Cysts Fibrosis Hepatitis Jaundice
Diseases and treatments of the liver (p2) Symptoms include: Discolored skin and eyes Abdominal pain and swelling Itchy skin Dark urine color Pale stool color Bloody or tar-colored stool Chronic fatigue Nausea Loss of appetite
Diseases and treatments of the liver (p3) Tests that diagnose the problems: Liver function tests Imaging tests Tests of liver tissue
Conclusion Livers are a vital organ in the human body Is part of the digestive system Essential for living
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