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Normal Liver Size and Your Health size of adult liver


In adults, the liver weighs a little more than 3 pounds. The liver varies in size as you age and certain health conditions can enlarge it.

Hepatomegaly is enlargement of the liver beyond its normal size and of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in adults" and "Overview of inherited.

During development, liver size increases with increasing age, averaging 5 cm span at 5 years and attaining adult size by age 15. The size depends on several .