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Liver and Pancreas


Which quadrant is the liver in? What purpose does the liver serve?

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For the moon, Stars eternally dance 02 June 2018 at 17:34


The liver is located in both left upper quadrant and right upper quadrant. The most of the part of the liver is located in Right Upper Quadrant (RUQ). And the remaining left lobe of the liver is in Left Upper Quadrant (LUQ). Generally, Liver is located in upper part of body’s quadrant.

The main purpose of the liver is to filter the blood coming from the digestive tract, before supplying it to the rest of the body. The liver helps in detoxifies chemicals and metabolizes drugs, fats, protein, carbohydrate. It does also help in the production of bile and exertion of it. The liver also makes proteins which are important for blood clotting and other functions. Enzyme activation is also the core purpose of the liver. More of liver stores vitamin, minerals, glycogen and synthesis bile, urea.