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It takes the liver 1 hour to metabolize one ounce of ethanol.

AnswerNot quite. The body can metabolize one standard drink--which is 0.45 ounce of alcohol--in an hour.
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Q: How long does it take the liver to break down one unit of alcohol?
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How long does it take your body to break down alcohol?

Your liver is the main place in your body where alcohol is broken down. ... The average person will take about an hour to process 10 grams of alcohol

How does alcohol damage the liver?

It causes fatty tissue to build up in the liver, it suppresses enzymes needed to break down toxins in the body, and it causes scar tissue to form inside the liver (cirrhosis).

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The rate that the liver can burn up the alcohol is 1/2 ounce per hour.

Could an experiment be done with rubbing alcohol and a liver to show the effects of alcohol on the liver?

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How long does it take to destroy liver from alcohol?

The abuse of alcohol over a period of many years or decades increases the risk of harm to the liver.

What can long term alcohol damage cause?

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How long does it take your body to get rid of 11oz 1 bottle of flavored beer?

Theoretically, it takes your body one hour to get rid of one unit of alcohol. However, this figure will vary from person to person, since that figure was based on "the average 12 stone male with a fully functioning liver". Clearly, anyone smaller than this will take longer to break down one unit of alcohol, as will anyone with a less-than-fully-funtioning liver. It's not exactly possible to say how long it will take to break down an 11oz bottle of beer without knowing the alcohol percentage or amount of units within that bottle.

How long does the body take to break down 1 unit of alcohol?

On average, by US measure, one hour.

How much alcohol does the liver hat to metabolize?

The liver can metabolize between 0.3 and 0.5 ounces of pure alcohol per hour.If you mean how much can it take before it shuts down completely, that varies with individuals. The overall answer is a tremendous amount, but it suffers damage long before it shuts down, and the damage is irreversible.