Found 3 items, similar to liver.
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n 1: 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
2: liver of an animal used as meat
3: a person who has a special life style; “a high liver”
4: someone who lives in a place; “a liver in cities”
English → English
1. One who, or that which, lives.
And try if life be worth the liver's care. --Prior.
2. A resident; a dweller; as, a liver in Brooklyn.
3. One whose course of life has some marked characteristic
(expressed by an adjective); as, a free liver.
, one who lives in an extravagant and dissipated
, Good liver
, one given to the pleasures of the
, a person who lives a somewhat dissolute life.
, n. [AS. lifer; akin to D. liver, G. leber, OHG.
lebara, Icel. lifr, Sw. lefver, and perh. to Gr. ? fat, E.
live, v.] (Anat.)
A very large glandular and vascular organ in the visceral
cavity of all vertebrates.
Note: Most of the venous blood from the alimentary canal
passes through it on its way back to the heart; and it
secretes the bile, produces glycogen, and in other ways
changes the blood which passes through it. In man it is
situated immediately beneath the diaphragm and mainly
on the right side. See Bile
. The liver of invertebrate animals is
usually made up of c[ae]cal tubes, and differs
materially, in form and function, from that of
. See Wandering liver
, under Wandering
Liver of antimony
, Liver of sulphur
. (Old Chem.) See
, Liver color
, the color of liver, a dark,
(Zo["o]l.), a very large shark (Cetorhinus maximus
), inhabiting the northern coasts both of Europe
and North America. It sometimes becomes forty feet in
length, being one of the largest sharks known; but it has
small simple teeth, and is not dangerous. It is captured
for the sake of its liver, which often yields several
barrels of oil. It has gill rakers, resembling whalebone,
by means of which it separates small animals from the sea
water. Called also basking shark
, bone shark
, and sailfish
; it is sometimes
referred to as whale shark
, but that name is more
commonly used for the Rhincodon typus
, which grows even
, yellowish brown patches on the skin, or spots
(l[i^]v"[~e]r), n. (Zo["o]l.)
The glossy ibis (Ibis falcinellus
); -- said to have given
its name to the city of Liverpool.