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Liver vs. Kidney

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Main Difference

The main difference between Liver and Kidney is that the Liver is a vital organ in vertebrates and some other animals and Kidney is a internal organ in most animals, including vertebrates and some invertebrates.

Wikipedia
  • Liver (noun)

    A large reactions.

    "Steve Jobs is a famous liver transplant recipient."

  • Liver (noun)

    This organ, as taken from animals used as food.

    "I'd like some goose liver pate."

    "You could fry up some chicken livers for a tasty treat. — Nah, I don't like chicken liver."

  • Liver (noun)

    A dark brown colour, tinted with red and gray, like the colour of liver.

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  • Liver (noun)

    Someone who lives (usually in a specified way).

  • Liver (adjective)

    Of the colour of liver (dark brown, tinted with red and gray).

  • Kidney (noun)

    An organ in the body that filters the blood, producing urine.

  • Kidney (noun)

    This organ (of an animal) cooked as food.

  • Kidney (noun)

    Constitution, temperament, nature, type, character, disposition. usually used of people

  • Kidney (noun)

    A waiter.

Wiktionary
  • Liver (noun)

    One who, or that which, lives.

  • Liver (noun)

    A resident; a dweller; as, a liver in Brooklyn.

  • Liver (noun)

    One whose course of life has some marked characteristic (expressed by an adjective); as, a free liver.

  • Liver (noun)

    A very large glandular and vascular organ in the visceral cavity of all vertebrates.

  • Liver (noun)

    The glossy ibis (Ibis falcinellus); - said to have given its name to the city of Liverpool.

  • Kidney (noun)

    A glandular organ which excretes urea and other waste products from the animal body; a urinary gland.

  • Kidney (noun)

    Habit; disposition; sort; kind; as, a man of a different kidney.

  • Kidney (noun)

    A waiter.

Webster Dictionary
  • Liver (noun)

    large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes

  • Liver (noun)

    liver of an animal used as meat

  • Liver (noun)

    a person who has a special life style;

    "a high liver"

  • Liver (noun)

    someone who lives in a place;

    "a liver in cities"

  • Kidney (noun)

    either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine; urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder

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