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What are the functions of liver?

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Functions of Liver:

  • Controls blood sugar and amino acid levels
  • Synthesizes foetal red blood cells
  • Produces fibrinogen and prothrombin, used for clotting of blood
  • Destroys red blood cells
  • Stores iron, copper, vitamins A, and D.
  • Produces heparin (an anticoagulant)
  • Excretes toxic and metallic poisons
  • Detoxifies substances including drugs and alcohol

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