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liver iron measurement (CMO:0003574)
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liver copper measurement +   
liver iron measurement +  
Any measurement of iron, a heavy metal element that is vital to many biological processes, in liver, the large, dark-red organ located in the cranial portion of the abdomen of vertebrates, just behind or below the diaphragm, the functions of which include storage and filtration of blood, secretion of bile, detoxification of noxious substances, conversion of sugars into glycogen, synthesis and breakdown of fats, and synthesis of serum proteins.

Definition Sources:, ISBN-13:978-1416062578

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