Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 47 - The Digestive System - Review Questions - Synthesize: 3

Answer

These two drops indicate problems in the liver, which can be damaged by the use of alcohol and drugs.

Work Step by Step

The liver detoxifies alcohol and drugs, too much of which can damage it. It also is involved in production of plasma proteins and bile, so damage to the liver would reduce production of those substances.
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