What are the six heaviest organs in the human body?
Here's my list, starting with the heaviest organ.
Average weight: 4 kg to 11 kg
Function: protects all the inner body organs.
Average weight: 2.0 kg
Function: digestion and absorption of food, extraction of fluids; excretion of waste.
Average weight: 1.6 kg
Function: breaks down toxins; regulates glycogen storage
Average weight: 1.2 kg (females) to 1.4 kg (males)
Function: drives executive functions such as reasoning; coordinates responses to changes in environment
Average weight: 1.1 kg to 1.3 kg
Function: inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide.
Average weight: 260 g (females); 320 g (males)
Function: pumps blood and sends nutrients to every part of the body.