The neonatal liver, Part 1: embryology, anatomy, and physiology.

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Abstract

The liver is the largest organ in the body and is critical to a number of metabolic, regulatory, and detoxification processes. These include the production of bile, metabolic processing of nutrients, synthesis and regulation of plasma proteins and glucose, and biotransformation of drugs and toxins.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-12
Number of pages8
JournalNeonatal network : NN
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar. 2002

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