Associations to the word «Liver»

Wiktionary

LIVER, noun. (anatomy) A large organ in the body that stores and metabolizes nutrients, destroys toxins and produces bile. It is responsible for thousands of biochemical reactions.
LIVER, noun. (countable) (uncountable) This organ, as taken from animals used as food.
LIVER, noun. A dark brown colour, tinted with red and gray, like the colour of liver.
LIVER, adjective. Of the colour of liver (dark brown, tinted with red and gray).
LIVER, noun. Someone who lives (usually in a specified way).
LIVER, adjective. Comparative form of live: more live
LIVER, adjective. (rare) From or pertaining to Liverpool.
LIVER AND ONIONS, noun. A cooked meal consisting of liver fillets with onions, especially sliced, and other seasoning.
LIVER BIRD, noun. A generic bird that is shown on the corporate seal of Liverpool, and symbolizes that city.
LIVER BIRDS, noun. Plural of liver bird
LIVER CANCER, noun. (medicine) A malignant neoplasm of the liver.
LIVER FLUKE, noun. Any of several parasitic trematode worms that infect the livers of various mammals, including humans.
LIVER FUNCTION TEST, noun. (medicine) any of several biochemical blood assays designed to give information on the state of a patient's liver; include total protein, albumin, alanine transaminase, alkaline phosphatase and bilirubin
LIVER SAUSAGE, noun. Spreadable sausage made with liver.
LIVER SPOT, noun. A dark brown blemish on the skin, usually caused by exposure to the sun.
LIVER SPOTS, noun. Plural of liver spot

Dictionary definition

LIVER, noun. Large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes.
LIVER, noun. Liver of an animal used as meat.
LIVER, noun. A person who has a special life style; "a high liver".
LIVER, noun. Someone who lives in a place; "a liver in cities".
LIVER, adjective. Having a reddish-brown color.

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