The liver serves a wide variety of body functions, including detoxifying blood and producing bile that aids in digestion.
Update Date 5/5/2015
Updated by: Subodh K. Lal, MD, Gastroenterologist at Gastrointestinal Specialists of Georgia, Austell, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.