Give reason why blood flowing away from the stomach and intestines is put into circulation via the liver and not directly

Asked by dp2479998 | 23rd Jul, 2014, 09:21: PM

Expert Answer:

Liver performs the regulatory functions such as detoxification, regulation of levels of compounds produced in the body.

Ingested alcohol, drugs, pesticides, carcinogens are converted into less toxic forms.

Liver produces proteins from blood plasma.

Blood glucose concentration is maintained by the liver.

Answered by Hemangi Binny | 24th Jul, 2014, 09:36: AM