largest gland in the body

LARGEST GLAND IN THE BODY

The liver is the largest gland in the body and the largest internal organ in the human body.  A gland is defined as any group of cells that manufactures and releases  substances for use somewhere else in the body. The liver not only makes and  secretes substances, but it has over 5,000 functions that have been identified,  including immune protection, waste removal, metabolism and energy storage.

largest gland in the body

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