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Definitions of liver

  1. a person who has a special life style; " a high liver"
  2. 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
  3. liver of an animal used as meat
  4. someone who lives in a place; " a liver in cities"
  5. One who, or that which, lives.
  6. A resident; a dweller; as, a liver in Brooklyn.
  7. One whose course of life has some marked characteristic ( expressed by an adjective); as, a free liver.
  8. A very large glandular and vascular organ in the visceral cavity of all vertebrates.
  9. The glossy ibis ( Ibis falcinellus); - said to have given its name to the city of Liverpool.
  10. One who exists, dwells, etc.; an organ of the body which luses bile and causes important changes ood substances in the blood.
  11. Hepar, jecur; the largest gland of the body, lying beneath the diaphragm in the right hypochondrium and upper part of the epigastrium; it is of irregular shape and weighs from 3 to 3 1/ 2 pounds, or about 1/ 40 the weight of the body. It secretes the bile and is also of great importance in both carbohydrate and proteid metabolism.
  12. Largest glandular organ of the body, its work being the secretion of bile.
  13. The largest gland in the body, which secretes the bile.
  14. One who lives; gland which secretes the bile.
  15. One who lives; a dweller.
  16. An internal organ which secretes bile, and effects changes in the blood.
  17. An organ in the animal system, of a glandular structure, whose office is to secrete the bile.
  18. One who lives.
  19. The organ of the body of a deep- red colour lying under the ribs which secretes bile.
  20. A bilesecreting gland of vertebrates.
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Antonyms for liver

uncolored, uncoloured.

Quotes of liver

  1. Life loves the liver of it. – Maya Angelou
  2. I saw why people died and how they died. I saw gunshot wounds and liver failure. It was a good learning experience, so I came regularly on weekends and holidays. – Michael Baden
  3. When we talk about stem cells, we are actually talking about a complicated series of things, including adult stem cells which are largely cells devoted to replacing individual tissues like blood elements or liver or even the brain. – David Baltimore
  4. Everybody seized upon a bit of the beast. The Sultan claimed the liver which, when dried and powdered, is worth twice its weight in gold as medicine. – Isabella Bird
  5. Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves. – Phyllis Diller
  6. I had to have a complete liver transplant. – Shelley Fabares
  7. There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. As well speak of a female liver – Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  8. If we practiced medicine like we practice education, we'd look for the liver on the right side and left side in alternate years. – Alfred Kazin
  9. I recently have had a full hip replacement and a liver transplant, and I'm getting used to the medication. – Evel Knievel
  10. This is a year and a few months after the transplant. Before I had it my doctors told me that it would be the biggest thing that I ever had to face and believe me, when they take your liver out of ya and put another one in it's like replacing a football in your stomach. – Evel Knievel
  11. What, like I want to look like Dick Clark? No. I think I look great with liver spots. – Dennis Quaid
  12. So, I didn't get moved up because of celebrity status or anything like that. I got in line, and I passed the test. And they realized that I was sick enough, and as soon as the liver became available, I got one. – Pat Summerall
  13. A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man. – Miguel de Unamuno
  14. My mother really didn't know a heck of a lot about business. She was a very good mother, that made sure we ate right and we had our cod liver oil, but didn't know a heck of a lot about what I did. – Sanford I. Weill

Usage examples for liver

  1. He said, " The Japanese has a heart like a dog and a liver like a wolf." – Flash-lights from the Seven Seas by William L. Stidger Commentator: Bishop Francis J. McConnell
  2. I think a whiff of the Jersey ferry would be as flagons of cod- liver oil to me. – Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather
  3. He ought to be put on the carpet, and should then be tumbled and rolled about, to make the blood bound merrily through, the, vessels, to stir up the liver to promote digestion, and to open the bowels. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  4. As the liver is filled with blood, neither it nor its connecting blood vessels should be cut at this time. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  5. When this swelling forms on the lungs, liver etc. – Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry by Pratt Food Co.
  6. Besides the fish itself, the liver of the cod, as is well known, is saved for the oil it contains. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  7. Brenchfield has had this thing eating at his liver like a cancer for six years now and the longer it eats the worse he'll suffer. – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  8. I'll scare the liver outa him some way. – Lonesome Land by B. M. Bower
  9. The head, the heart, and the lights should boil full two hours; the liver should be boiled only one hour. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  10. Your clear- headed, healthy boy is the first best critic of what constitutes the very liver and lights of a novel. – The Delicious Vice by Young E. Allison
  11. I dont think your liver has been behaving itself. –  by
  12. She was young and inexperienced, and thought, maybe, it was liver – Idle Ideas in 1905 by Jerome K. Jerome
  13. " You'll be sorry to hear that my liver is all wrong again. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  14. Marriage and golf were their only two ideas, even for any one with liver – Helena Brett's Career by Desmond Coke
  15. What are you to do if your conscience is clear and your liver in order and the sun is shining? – Elizabeth and her German Garden by "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp
  16. The rest of the meat would have to cool and season before it would be fit for use, but the liver they could eat tonight. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  17. And he's white from his heels to his eyeballs- everything except his liver – The Desert Fiddler by William H. Hamby
  18. One tall man with a great fierce beard and fine features had a fragment of rock or iron driven through his liver – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  19. I just thought we had liver and lights and a few things like that. – Sowing Seeds in Danny by Nellie L. McClung
  20. One is for the liver and the other for something or other, I can't recollect what. – The Veiled Lady and Other Men and Women by F. Hopkinson Smith

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