Perspective - Journal of Gastroenterology and Digestive Diseases (2023) Volume , Issue
The pancreas: an essential organ for proper metabolism and digestion.
The liver is the largest gland in the body, weighing about three pounds in an adult. It is also one of the most important organs. In addition to being an accessory digestive organ, it plays a number of roles in metabolism and regulation. The liver lies inferior to the diaphragm in the right upper quadrant of the abdominal cavity and receives protection from the surrounding ribs.Author(s): Diya Avni