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View in Spanish: Prueba de la función hepática

Liver function test (LIH-ver FUNK-shun )
A blood test to measure the blood levels of certain substances released by the liver. A high or low level of certain substances can be a sign of liver disease.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.