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    Which organ in the human body is the largest? Why is it the largest and what are its functions?

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    Member since 12 December 201719 January 2018 at 11:58

    The skin is the largest external organ of the body, with about total area of about 20 square feet. It helps in protects us from microbes and the elements helps regulate body temperature and permits the sensations of touch, heat, and cold.

    The largest internal organ is the liver. It is also called the heaviest organ, with an average of 1.6 kilograms (3.5 pounds). Functions of the liver are bile production and excretion. The liver also helps in the metabolism of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates.