Translation of liver in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈlɪvər; ˈlɪvə(r)/


  • 1 [Anatomy/Anatomía] [Cookery/Cocina] hígado (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [transplant] de hígado liver complaint afección (feminine) or dolencia (feminine) hepática liver disease enfermedad (feminine) del hígado, afección (feminine) hepática [formal] liver pâté paté (masculine) de hígado liver salts sales (feminine plural) minerales or de frutas liver sausage (British English/inglés británico) embutido (masculine) de paté de hígado liver trouble problema (masculine) or trastorno (masculine) hepático or del hígado
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    • In the United States, there's a great shortage of donor organs: hearts, livers, lungs, kidneys, pancreases and small intestines.
    • Subsequent CT scans of the chest and abdomen revealed the liver, pancreas, and renal cysts unchanged.
    • Approximately 88,000 people are on the national organ transplant waiting list, waiting for kidneys, livers, pancreases, intestines, hearts and lungs.
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    • If you suspect you're not getting enough iron, boost your intake with foods like lean red meat, liver, spinach, and apricots.
    • It is by appointment to the Queen and does a huge mail-order range, from calves' liver to French Loue chicken.
    • As the vegetables are whisked away a platter of crostini spread with chicken liver pate arrives, but that is not the special part.
  • 2 (person) he's a clean liver lleva una vida sin excesos he's a loose liver lleva una vida disipada, es un calavera or un juerguista [colloquial/familiar]

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