Find mistakes in the sentences and correct them. The liver is the smallest glandular organ of the body.
The liver is reddish brown in colour and is divided into two lobes of unequal size and shape.
The liver lies on the left side of the abdominal cavity beneath the diaphragm.
Liver tissue is composed of thousands of lobules, and each lobule is made up of gastric cells, the basic metabolic cells of the liver.
The liver has many functions. Some of the functions are: to produce substances that break down fats, convert fat to glycogen, produce urea (the main substance of urine), make certain amino acids (the building blocks of proteins), filter harmful substances from the blood (such as alcohol), maintain a proper level or glucose in the blood and storage of vitamins and minerals (vitamins A, D, K and B12).
The liver is also responsible by producing cholesterol. It produces about 80% of the cholesterol in your body.
Alcohol alters the metabolism of the liver, which can have overall detrimental effects if alcohol is taken over short periods of time.
Medications have side effects that may have beneficial effects on your liver.
Liver failure has many causes including infection, genetic diseases, and inadequate alcohol.