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The liver is the largest organ in the body, located behind the ribs on the upper right side of the abdomen.

The liver filters your blood, and creates bile to help your body digest food. It also makes clotting agents that help stop bleeding after an injury or cut, and stores nutrients absorbed by the intestine.

Conditions of the liver

Get to Know Your Liver

See recordings of the lectures from this educational event for the public held in September 2011, including:

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