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Which of the following has a primary responsibility for eliminating alcohol from the blood stream?

Which of the following has a primary responsibility for eliminating alcohol from the blood stream?

The human liver is involved in filtering blood. It purifies the blood arriving directly from the digestive systems before entering into other body parts. It is the liver's primary responsibility to eliminate the ethanol from the blood.

Which organ is responsible to eliminating alcohol in the body?

Alcohol is metabolized in the body mainly by the liver. The brain, pancreas, and stomach also metabolize alcohol.

What removes alcohol from the bloodstream?

More than 90% of alcohol is eliminated by the liver; 2-5% is excreted unchanged in urine, sweat, or breath.