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What are the functions of liver?

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  • Secretion of bile
  • Synthesis of blood clotting factors
  • Regulating carbohydrate, protein and lipid metabolism. 
  • Synthesis of amino acids, plasma proteins, cholesterol etc. 
  • Stores glycogen, fats, fat-soluble vitamins etc.
  • Detoxifies toxic substances
  • Elimination of foreign bodies
  • Produces heat through metabolism
  • Produces anti coagulant heparin
  • Synthesis of urea from ammonia.

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