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Unique Characteristics of the Liver: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Rhonda Lawes

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    00:00 So let's wrap up this video series. The liver is the largest solid organ in the body. It has 2 major sources of blood supply, the hepatic artery and the portal vein. The liver carries out over 500 essential tasks and it's the only visceral organ that can regenerate completely.

    00:20 The liver is the organ most likely to suffer with alcohol abuse. Thank you for watching our video today.


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    The lecture Unique Characteristics of the Liver: In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Rhonda Lawes is from the course Liver Functions and Dysfunctions (Nursing).


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    1. The liver is the largest solid organ in the body.
    2. The liver can regrow itself completely.
    3. The liver is the organ that is most affected by alcohol abuse.
    4. The liver has one source of blood supply.
    5. The liver carries out over 200 essential tasks.

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     Rhonda Lawes

    Rhonda Lawes


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